Fresh death warrants for Saulat Mirza received by Machh Jail


KARACHI: Fresh death warrants were issued on Tuesday for Saulat Mirza’s execution which have been received by Machh Jail authorities in Balochistan.

An anti-terrorism court in Karachi directed Machh Jail to execute Mirza at 5:30 am on April 1. On March 21, the ATC received a letter for the new execution date from prison administration at Machh Jail. Sources said the prison administration requested for Mirza’s death warrant again.

On March 18, following his revelations just hours before the death sentence was to be carried out, instructions to differ Mirza’s execution for 72 hours were received by jail authorities.