Two death row inmates hanged in Punjab

Death Penalty

LAHORE: Two death row inmates have been hanged in different jails of Punjab on early Thursday morning as per reports.

Death row prisoner Nasir Abbas was hanged in the Central Jail Jhang. Nasir Abbas had killed a man named Hafiz-ur-Rehman in 2001 over a minor dispute.

Another death row convict, Tahir, was executed in the District Jail Sahiwal. Tahir had shot dead his wife over a family dispute in 2007.

The dead bodies of the prisoners were handed over to their respective family members after the execution.