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Shafqat Hussain to be executed on August 4

Latest Update: July 27, 2015 | 175 Views

KARACHI: An Anti-terrorism court (ATC) has issued a fresh black warrant for the execution of condemned prisoner Shafqat Hussain.

The court has directed the jail authorities to send Hussain to the gallows on August 4 at the Karachi Central Prison.

A court official said application submitted on June 9 was not taken up since a moratorium was imposed on executions during the holy month of Ramzan.

A trial court (ATC-III) judge issued fresh black warrants for Shafqat with directives to hang him till death on August 4 at 4:00 am under the supervision of a judicial magistrate, and submit a compliance report after his execution.