PAKISTAN: CONDEMNED PRISONER EXECUTED
January 31, 2018:
A condemned prisoner was executed in Central Jail Faisalabad. A spokesman for the Prisons Department said the sessions court had awarded death sentence to Manzoor Ahmad of Chak No. 22-GB in 2005 for killing his sister-in-law Ameena Bibi and her two daughters Shagufta and Tasleem Bibi over a domestic dispute. (Sources: urdupoint.com, 31/01/2018)
The apex courts also upheld the decision of the trial court whereas the president of Pakistan also turned down the mercy petition of the accused. The body was handed over to his heirs for burial after completing necessary formalities, the spokesman said.