Three convicted of killing hanged till death in Sargodha

  • Ghulam Rasool, Imran and Muhammad Yaqoob had been convicted of killing four people during a robbery
Pakistan

SARGODHA – Three condemned prisoners were hanged till death on Tuesday in the district jail Sargodha.


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According to reports, Ghulam Rasool, Imran and Muhammad Yaqoob  were residents of Bhalwal and had been convicted of killing four people during a robbery in the house of Muhammad Bashir in Deowal village on Feb 29, 2008.

They were sentenced to death by the anti-terrorism court in 2010 which was upheld by subsequent courts. Their mercy petition was also rejected by the president.

Apart from executions, District and Sessions Judge Sohail Ikram signed death warrant of another convict Shahshad Ali, of Qudratabad who will be executed on July 13 at the Faisalabad Central Jail.

He had kidnapped and killed Ali Raza, a boy of his village, on December 19, 1999.