SIALKOT/SAHIWAL-A double murder convict was hanged to death in Sialkot district jail here on Tuesday.

According to the jail officials, the convict Muhammad Shafiq had shot dead two women Bashiran Bibi and Sakeena Bibi on resistance during a dacoity incident at their house in village Shah Gharib, District Narowal in 2004 (12 years ago). The Jail officials handed over the dead body to his heirs for burial.



In Sahiwal, a triple murder convict will be executed in Central Jail Sahiwal here on Wednesday (today).

According to the jail administration, Gulam Mustafa Rana had killed three members of a family including a Sabiha Bibi and her two sons - Amir and Attar on May 9, 1992 in Gulshan e Iqbal, Lahore during a dacoity.

The Gulshan Iqbal Police had registered a case against him and he was sentenced to death by a Special court judge which was later upheld by the apex courts.

The President turned down his appeal for clemency on May 6, 2015 after which black warrants for the execution of the convict were issued.