Pakistan

BAHAWALPUR (Staff Report) – Four murder convicts were hanged in two jails of Punjab on Thursday morning.


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The executions were carried out in Bahawalpur and Kasur districts after the courts issued death warrants for the convicts.

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Muhammad Khan, Muhammad Boota, and Faqeer Muhammad were executed in Bahawalpur’s Central Jail while Maqbool alias Qulli was hanged in District Jail Kasur.

Pakistan lifted a moratorium on capital Punishment after a deadly militant raid on Peshawar’s Army Public School last year that killed almost 150 people mostly children.