Seven inmates to be executed on April 8 in Sialkot jail

SIALKOT:  Death warrants of as many as seven convicts, waiting for execution in Sialkot jail, were issued in a murder case of two brothers on Wednesday.

Judge of special courts Chaudhry Imtiaz Ahmed directed the jail superintendent to execute the inmates, Jameel Jeela, Rashid Mehr, Iqbal, Ameen, Ali Raza, Shafiq and Sarfraz, on April 8. The warrants were issued while rejecting the bail pleas of the suspects.

The convicts were involved in killing two brothers Mughees and Muneeb in August 2011 in Sialkot.

Moreover, their lawyer stated to file a petition against the death sentence in Supreme Court (SC).


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