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Two prisoners executed in Karachi, Bahawalpur jails

KARACHI: Two death row prisoners executed at Karachi and Bahawalpur jails early Wednesday morning, ARY News reported.

A dual murder convict Shahid Mehmood was hanged to death at Karachi Central Jail this morning.

Condemned prisoner Shahid Mehmood had killed a woman and her daughter upon resisting a bid of robbery in 1998.

A lower court handed him death sentence for committing dual murder. The upper courts rejected his appeal against capital punishment, while his mercy plea was also rejected.

A triple murder convict, Tajammul, was hanged to death in Bahawalpur Central Jail.

Tajammul had killed his three cousin sisters in year 2004.

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