Mirza to be hang on 12th May in Central Jail Machh

QUETTA: Saulat Mirza death row convict will be executed in Machh Jail on th May 12, Aaj News reported.

Mirza will be sent to the gallows on th May 12, as arrangements have been made for his execution.

He will be hanged around 4:30am, in the presence of a judicial magistrate.

The Anti Terrorism Court on May 12 for the third time issued a black warrant for Mirza’s execution.

Mirza has been convicted for assassinating Shahid Hamid, Managing Director of Karachi Electric Supply Corporation and his driver in July 1997.

The death row inmate moments before his execution opened a Pandora box against the chief of Muttahida Qaumi Movement causing a stay on his execution. He alleged that murder took place on direct orders of the MQM cheif.

A Joint Investigation Team was forced to probe Mirza’s allegations.

Mirza’s wife filed a mercy plea to get his death sentence revoked. The plea was rejected by the court.