Nisar rules out further extension in Saulat Mirza’s hanging
Saulat Mirza – death row inmate convicted for the murder of three – was shifted to death cell on Monday where from he will be taken to gallows at 4.30 am tomorrow.
A final meeting of Mirza with his family was arranged today, during which the absence of his wife Nighat Mirza came as a surprise to everyone.
Sources told that Nighat Mirza is currently in Islamabad, where she is busy holding meetings in order to win another extension for her husband.
The final meeting between Saulat Mirza and his family members lasted for 3-4 hours, during which 18 of his relatives met the convict including two brothers, three sisters, nephews and nieces.
“Saulat was composed and determined during the meeting,” said his brother Azmat Mirza after the meeting. “We are still hopeful of good news pertaining to his [extension] in execution.”
Earlier, Saulat Mirza’s hanging has twice been stayed by the government.