LAHORE (Dunya News) – Two death row convicts were hanged in the jails of Toba Tek Singh and Bahawalpur on early Tuesday morning, Dunya News reported.
The dead bodies of the prisoners were handed over to their families after the execution.
According to details, death row prisoner Muhammad Sardar was hanged in the District Jail, Toba tek Singh.
Sardar was executed for killing a man named Amanullah in 1993.
Another murderer was executed in the New Central Jail, Bahawalpur.
Prisoner Rasheed Ahmad was hanged for murdering a man named Muhammad Shafi in 2004.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif lifted the moratorium on the death penalty on December 17, 2014, a day after Taliban gunmen attacked a school in Peshawar and killed 134 students and 19 adults.
The killings put pressure the government to do more to tackle the insurgency.
There are more than 8,000 prisoners on death row in the country.
Source: dunyanews.tv, January 12, 2016