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Shafqat Hussain’s chapter closed, executed in Central Jail Karachi

Advertisements KARACHI: Shafqat Hussain, convicted killer of a seven years child in 2004, was hanged to death early Tuesday morning (today) in Central Jail Karachi. Advertisements He was hanged shortly before dawn at Karachi Central Jail and allowed to meet his family one last time before midnight. His execution postponed …

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Aftab Bahadur Masih hanged in Lahore

LAHORE: Aftab Bahadur Masih was executed in Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat Jail on Wednesday morning. “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 hanged in …

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Shafqat Hussain’s hanging suspended fourth time

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan today (Tuesday) annulled the decision of Islamabad High Court (IHC) for not hearing the plea of death row prisoner Shafqat Hussain and grant a stay as well on Shafqat’s execution. The hearing was postponed till June after Hussain’s legal team requested the panel some …

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ATC issued fresh death warrants of Shafqat Hussain for June 9

KARACHI: Death row convict Shafqat Hussain’s fresh black warrant has been issued by an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) today, he will be hanged on June 9 in Central Jail Karachi. Hussain who was arrested in 2004 for kidnapping and killing of a seven year-old-boy from an apartment in Karachi where he was …

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Shafqat Hussain to be hanged on May 6: ATC

KARACHI: Death row convict Shafqat Hussain’s fresh black warrant has been issued by the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) today. Earlier, his black warrant was postponed by the Ministry of Interior Affairs for thirty days due to controversial age. Shafqat was arrested in 2004 for kidnapping and killing of a seven-year-old boy …

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Shafqat Hussain death sentence halted for 30 days

ISLAMABAD: The federal government halted the implementation  of death sentence on Shafqat Hussain  at eleventh hour and suspend it for 30 days.   Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan requested the President of Pakistan to stop Shafqat Hussain’s execution pending re-examining his age. “We have learnt from mulitple sources …

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Court’s order to execute Shafqat has shattered our hopes, says family

MUZAFFARABAD: The family of a convict condemned to death at quite a young age made a plea for mercy on Friday, expressing a court order for his execution next week had “shattered their hopes”. An anti-terrorism court in Karachi ordered on Thursday to hang Shafqat Hussain, who is found guilty …

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