PAKISTAN: TWO DEATH ROW PRISONERS HANGED IN FAISALABAD JAIL
March 13, 2015: Prison authorities in Faisalabad hanged two death row prisoners convicted of murder and rape, bringing to 27 the number of executions in Pakistan since it resumed capital punishment in December.
Sources told Geo News that the two convicts â€“ Sajid alias 'Taru' and Mohammad Akhtar alias 'Haseena' â€“ were hanged to death early Friday (March 13), morning at the Faisalabad Central Jail.
Sajid was sentenced to death for murder, while Akhtar was convicted of committing murder and rape. (Sources: geo.tv, 13/03/2015)