LAHORE  - Supreme Court Lahore Registry has been moved for early hearing of the petition to stop implementation of death penalty.

The petitioner Barrister Zafarullah was of the view that sitting government has completed the strategy to hang the accused who were awarded death sentence and jailed across the prisons of the country. He submitted that most of the prisoners awarded death sentence have completed lifetime imprisonment ,therefore, in accordance with law an accused can’t be punished twice in a single case.

Barrister Zafarullah in his petition urged the court to immediately stop the planned hanging of prisoners who have completed their term.