Four murder convicts hanged in Punjab jails

LAHORE, Apr 22 (INP): Four condemned prisoners were hanged to death on Wednesday morning at different jails across Punjab.

Two death row prisoners were taken to the gallows at the Kot Lakhpat Jail in Lahore.
Prisoner Rizwan was sentenced to death for the murder of five men in 2006, while Muazzam Khan was given the death penalty for committing murder in 1995.

Murder convict Muhammad Nazeer, sentenced for killing a man in 2001, was hanged to death at the New Central jail Bahawalpur.

Death row prisoner Muhammad Zahid was executed at the Sahiwal Central Jail for killing a constable in an encounter with police in 2001.