Seven more convicted murderers hanged till death

16 Jun, 2015 9:40 am

LAHORE (92 News) – As many as seven more death-row prisoners were hanged till death in different jails accross the country on Tuesday morning, while execution of three prisoners was postponed.

According to details, death-row convict Mukhtar was hanged at the Kot Lakhpat Jail Lahore, Ashraf Mano was executed at the Central Jail Gujranwala, Younas and Allah Ditta were hanged in Central Jail Faisalabad, Bisharat was hanged in Sialkot,  Abdur Rauf was executed in Jehlum Asghar was hanged in Dera Ghazi Khan.

These hangings takes the total toll of executions beyond 150. Pakistan in a recent call by the European Union to halt hangings, had said that death sentences are in accordance with the international law, and Pakistan’s internal matter.

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