Condemned prisoner executed

FAISALABAD: A condemned prisoner was executed in Central Jail here on Wednesday.

A spokesman for the Prisons Department said Additional District and Sessions Judge Haroonabad Camp Chaudhary Abdul Ghafoor had awarded death sentence to Riaz Bhatti over his involvement in a murder case registered with Kichi police station in 2005.

The apex court also upheld the decision of the trial court whereas the president of Pakistan also turned down his mercy petition.