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Murder convicts hanged in two cities of Punjab

By Web Desk
July 27, 2016

SARGODHA/SAHIWAL: Two criminals charged with murder case were hanged early morning on Wednesday in two cities of Punjab.

According to details, the murder convict, Sibtain Shah was handed the death penalty in 1998 after killing his brother-in-law over personal enmity and was hanged in Sargodha District Jail.

Ghulam Mustafa was hanged in Sahiwal Central Jail. Ghulam was hanged for killing three, including a woman and two children, while resisting robbery in 1992.

Both the criminals where hanged at dawn, on Wednesday, right after their meeting with their family members.

After the Army Public School massacre, the moratorium on executions was lifted by Prime  Minster in Pakistan. According to figures gathered by the organization Reprieve, there had been 78 executions in 2016 as of July 26.  The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan reported 76 executions in 2016 as of June 2016.