MULTAN: A number of demonstrations were organised by religious parties, local lawyers and citizens to condemn the execution of Mumtaz Qadri, the killer of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer.

Holding placards and banners, the protesters came out of masjids after Juma prayers and shouted slogans against government.

Members of District Bar Multan on Friday staged protest under the leadership of Imran Khan Khakwani against the hanging of Mumtaz Qadri. Similarly, a rally was organised by Tehreek Tahaffuz Namoos-e-Risalat led by Qari Hanif Jhalandri, Qari Ahmed Mian ,Ayub Mughal which was attended by hundreds of people. Similarly Sunni Tehreek staged a demonstration at Chowk Nawan Shehr under the leadership of Dr.Imran Mustafa Qadri. The protesters dispersed peacefully after the demonstrations.–Staff Reporter