LAHORE: Two more convicts were hanged on Thursday in Kot Lakhpat and Central Jail Mianwali separately, Aaj News reported.
According to the Jail sources, Shamsul Haq, resident of Sheikhupura had killed a man namely Ali Imran on November 22, 1999. His mercy plea got rejected and Court had issued his death warrants.
He was hanged to death early on Thursday in the presence of a magistrate.
Separately, a double murder convict, Fateh Muhammad was executed in Central Jail Mianwali.
Fateh Muhammad had killed two people in 1999, Jail sources added.
A day after Taliban gunmen attacked a school and killed 134 students and 19 adults on December 16, 2014, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif lifted the moratorium on the death penalty. The innocent children’s killings put pressure the government to do more to tackle the insurgency.