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ATC issues fresh death warrant for Saulat Mirza

KARACHI: Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) in Karachi on Tuesday issued fresh death warrant for Saulat Mirza who was convicted in triple murder case, ARY News reported.

The death row convict will be executed in Machh Jail, Balochistan on April 1 at 5:30 AM.

This is the third time that death warrant of Saulat Mirza is issued. Previously, he was scheduled to be executed on March 19 at 5:30 AM.

But his execution was postponed at eleventh hour for 3 days on presidential orders after his video statement in which he made shocking revelations and confessions about target killing and allegations on leaders of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM).

Read: Saulat Mirza spills ‘target killing’ beans

Mirza was sentenced to death by an anti-terrorism court in May 1999 for murdering the managing director of then Karachi Electric Supply Corporation Shahid Hamid, his driver Ashraf Brohi and guard Khan Akbar in July 1997.

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