April 23, 2015: two murder convicts were hanged in Sargodha and Sahiwal, raising the total number of executions to 97 since Pakistan reversed the self-imposed moratorium on the death penalty in December 2014 after the Taliban school massacre.
Gul Muhammad was executed in Sargodha’s District Jail.
The convict had killed his brother-in-law back in 1999.
Muhammad Hanif was hanged in Sahiwal Central Jail. He had killed Assistant sub-inspector Ahsan Ullah in 2006 during a shootout with police.
An Anti-Terrorism Court awarded him death penalty in 2007.
Source: ARY News, April 23, 2015
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