ATTOCK/SARGODHA/MIANWALI – Four death row prisoners hanged in different jails of Punjab earlier on Tuesday, PakistanTribe reported.
Muhammad Riaz, who had committed murder during robbery in 2000 was hanged in Sargodha jail, the very first hanging in Sargodha.
The second prisoner Akram-ul-Haq, who was booked and sentenced over kidnapping a three-year-old girl was hanged in Attock Jail.
Akram-ul-Haq was also involved in other cases of kidnapping for ransom.
Third prisoner Mohammad Ameen hanged in Central Jail Rawalpindi for murder and Hubdar Shah in Mianwali for killing two people in 2000.
Pakistani government has decided to lift moratorium on death penalty after the deadly attack on Army Public School in December 16, 2014.
United Nations and European Union had appealed Pakistan for imposition of death penalty moratorium but Pakistani government refused to do so.
UN General Secretary had called Mr Nawaz Sharif – Pakistani Premier – for imposition of death penalty but Prime Minister had said that Pakistan is passing through abnormal stages and abnormal circumstances always demand for abnormal decisions.
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