KARACHI- Supreme Court of Pakistan, Sindh High Court and President Mamnoon Hussain have the appeals for death penalty of more than 458 prisoners, currently housed in the jails of Sindh.

458 prisoners have been issued death sentence. 378 appeals are filed in the Supreme Court. Twenty six appeals are still pending with President Mamnoon Hussain. 47 appeals filed in the Supreme Court of Pakistan are unsettled, whereas 6 prisoners have been issued black warrants.

However, the criminal proceedings couldn’t take place for last several years because of the ban on sentence to death. Following the orders of PM to lift temporary ban on death penalties action would be taken against convicted terrorists.