At least three death row prisoners were hanged in various Punjab jails on Thursday.
Two death row inmates, Jahandad Khan and Muhammad Arshad were executed at Rawalpindi’s Adiala Jail for murdering a man in 2002. A condemned prisoner, Muhammad Tariq was sent to the gallows at Sargodha’s District Jail for killing a man in 2000.
A convicted killer, Israr met his fate in Bahawalpur’s Central Jail. He had murdered a man over a land dispute in 2002.
A sessions judge postponed the execution of two murder convicts in Jhelum’s District Jail for a few days. Convict, Aslam and his brother Azam had killed a man in 1999.