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Supreme Court stays execution of schizophrenic prisoner

ISLAMABAD: A Supreme Court bench on Monday stayed the execution of Imdad Ali, a schizophrenic prisoner convicted in 2002 for killing a cleric. A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali heard the case. The bench also issued notices to Advocate General Punjab, Prosecutor General Punjab and Attorney General, for their comments over the issue. The Supreme Court of Pakistan in a recent decision had said that the state could proceed with the execution of paranoid schizophrenic…