Nine convicts executed in Punjab jails

10:07 AM | 20 Oct, 2015
Nine convicts executed in Punjab jails
LAHORE (Web Desk) - Nine death convicts were hanged in different jails of Punjab on Tuesday morning.

The hanging of two convicts has been staved off owing to reprieve deal between the parties.

In Faisalabad’s central jail, two convicted killers were hanged till their death at Tuesday’s dawn.

A convict, Saeed, assassinated a man by opening gunshots at him in 2003.

The other convict, Akram, killed a man in 2000.

Two convicted criminals have been hanged at the gallows in Kot Lakhpat Jail, Lahore early this morning.

Police said the convict, Khalil, assassinated Pervez in Nawakot. Meanwhile, the other convict, Nadeem gunned a man down in Shadbagh in 1999. .

In Attock’s District Jail, three death house inmates breathed their last in Tuesday’s dark hours.

The criminal, Aleeq Shah, took life of two people in 2002. He killed his mother-in-law and father-in-law.

Meantime, convict, Bashir, killed a man in 1998.

In Sargodha also, a death house inmate, Muhammed Farooq was executed at the gallows. Farooq killed Ehsanullah in 2003 over nominal exchange of heated words.