Pakistan

SIALKOT (Online) – Two condemned convicts have been executed in district jail Sialkot following rejection of their mercy appeals by the president.


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Zafar Iqbal and Khalid were convicted after prosecution proved their involvement in the killing two persons in 1996 in village Malkay in Sialkot.

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Jail sources said that the death row convicts had sent mercy appeals to President Mamnoon Hussain who rejected them.

A meeting of the two convicts was arranged with their family members prior to their execution.

The bodies have been handed over to their family members after medico-legal formalities.