Bahawalpur Witnessed Convicts Hanging
BAHAWALPUR: Monday morning witnessed hanging of a murder convict in New Central Jail Bahawalpur, media reported Tuesday.
Lonay Khan was convicted of murder in 2001 when he was found to have murdered his brother-in-law. Security was beefed up in and around the prison during the hanging.
Several convicts on death row have been hanged over the past few weeks after the moratorium on the death penalty was lifted towards the end of last year by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif due advent of Peshawar Army Public School incident.
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