Five death-row prisoners hanged in Punjab jails

14 Oct, 2015 11:08 am

LAHORE (92 News) – At least five death-row prisoners convicted of murder were executed in different jails on Wednesday.

As per details, three death-row prisoners namely Shafiq, Salman and Younis Shah were hanged to death in Gujrat District Jail. The death-row prisoners Salman and Shafiq were convicted of murdering rival Nasir in 1998, while Younis was convicted of killing Riaz 13 years ago.

In Dera Ghazi Khan, a death-row prisoner Rana Aslam, convicted of killing his wife 19 years ago, was executed in Dera Ghazi Khan Central Jail.

Meanwhile, a death-row prisoner Ghulam Mustafa, convicted of killing his rival, was executed in Faisalabad Central jail.

The bodies were handed over to the heirs.

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