Triple murder convict hanged in Toba Tek Singh

07:55 AM | 12 Mar, 2015
Triple murder convict hanged in Toba Tek Singh
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TOBA TEK SINGH (Web Desk) - A murder triple murder convicted prisoner has been executed in the city’s District Jail early this morning, media reported on Thursday.

According to reports, Muhammad Siddiq, who was a security guard of a cinema in Kamalia, shot dead three men—Nadeem Abbas, Muhammad Nadeem and Muhammad Rafi—for hooting during a dance performance in a 2004 stage show.

He was hanged at the district jail at 5am this morning. Afterwards, the doctors confirmed his death.

Earlier, Faisalabad’s local anti-terrorism court awarded him death sentence six times on May 16, 2005. His subsequent mercy appeals were rejected by the Lahore High Court and Supreme Court.

Later on, President of Pakistan also dismissed his mercy appeal. On this, the ATC issued death warrants for the convict to be implemented on March 12.

The jail officials, in pursuance of the orders, hanged him and later handed his body to his brother.