Saulat's Death Warrant Rejected by ATC
KARACHI: Request for a fresh Death Warrant for Saulat Mirza sent to Karachi Jail vide fax was turned down on Monday by an anti-terrorism court in karachi.
The court upheld the request has to be given in person rather than being faxed.
Mirza’s execution was stayed on March 19 after he made startling revelations about Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain’s alleged involvement in the murder of Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC)’s managing director.
On March 30, Mirza’s execution was stayed for a further 30 days.
“Mach jail received the orders regarding a delay of 30 days in executing Saulat Mirza,” superintendent Mach Jail, Ishaq Zehri told Media.
According to official sources, there was no specific reason cited in the orders that why the execution was further delayed.
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