Kot Lakhpat jail: Three murder convicts executed


LAHORE: Three condemned prisoners were executed in Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat jail early on Friday.


According to jail sources, convicted prisoners Samar Jan and Nadeem Shehzad were involved in kidnapping and killing of a child from Garhi Shahu. Both were awarded death sentence in 1998.

While, Riaz Yousuf, resident of Town Ship was awarded capital punishment by Anti-Terrorism Court for killing two people within the limits of Shalimar police station.

The death warrants of all three condemned prisoners were issued after their mercy plea was rejected.