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Aftab Bahadur Masih hanged in Lahore

Advertisements LAHORE: Aftab Bahadur Masih was executed in Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat Jail on Wednesday morning. Advertisements “Masih was forced into confessing to a murder committed more than two decades ago, when he was only 15 years old,” according to the human rights groups. “Aftab Bahadur Masih, a Christian man, was …

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Hijackers of PIA Fokker executed after seventeen years

KARACHI: Three death-row prisoners convicted for the 1998 hijacking of a PIA Fokker had finally been executed on Thursday in Karachi and Hyderabad jails. A Karachi-headed PIA Fokker had been hijacked by three gunmen soon after it took off from Turbat containing at least 30 passengers on May 24, 1998. …

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Saulat Mirza will be hanged on April 1: Machh Jail officials

QUETTA: The Machh Jail administration had not received any orders to extend Saulat Mirza’s execution date, jail officials said. A senior officer of the prison told media that groundings had been fully arranged to carry out the execution as per the new black warrants on April 1 before dawn. “Saulat …

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Saulat Mirza’s execution to be postponed for 30 days: PM asks President

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has sent a summary to the Presidency ordering a 30-day suspension of the execution of former Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) activist Saulat Mirza who was destined to be executed on April 1, according to a statement issued from Prime Minister House. Earlier, an anti-terrorism court …

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ATC requested to declare Solat Mirza’s new execution date

QUETTA: An Anti-Terrorism court on Saturday received a letter to determine a new execution date of Saulat Mirza from prison administration at Machh jail. The new date is likely to be made public on March 24, Tuesday. Read also: Interior Ministry appealed 90-day stay of Saulat’s execution According to the sources, …

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