A murder convict namely Nasrullah, 37, was hanged till death in New Central Jail Multan on Tuesday morning. The executed prisoner was resident of Jatoi and he was sentenced to death for murdering one of the killers of his elder brother when they were returning from the court in Muzaffargarh 1994. The Jail Suprintendent Saeed Ullah Gondal confirmed that the condemned prisoner was hanged in the presence of local Magistrate and a doctor. Nasrullah was a student of Secondary Education when he committed the crime.
Anti-Terrorism Court Dera Ghazi Khan awarded him death sentence and his appeals were rejected by the superior courts and mercy petition by the President of Pakistan. The body of the hanged prisoner was handed over to his heirs later on. Security was beefed up at the jail on this occasion.