PAKISTAN: TWO CONVICTS HANGED IN HARIPUR CENTRAL JAIL
January 23, 2018:
Two convicted prisoners of death sentence were hanged in Haripur Central Jail in the morning. Jail authorities said prisoner Jan Bahadur son of Gul Bahadur resident of Mardan was convicted of killing two people with the help of his brother in 1993. (Sources: Pakistan Point News, 23/01/2018)
Two persons Farman Ali and Nazar Ali were shot dead by the convict and were fled away after committing the crime.
Jan Bahadur was later arrested in 1995 and presented before the court in Mardan where session court declared him guilty and awarded him the major penalty of twice death sentence. He also appealed against the verdict in High Court in Peshawar and Supreme Court but the decision was maintained by the apex court.
Another convict Amanullah son of Muhammad Hashim, resident of D.I.Khan who had killed a female lawyer in 2005, was also hanged today.