MULTAN: A double murder convict was executed in Central Jail on Monday morning, Aaj News reported.
The convict Khizar Hayat had murdered his father-in-law and brother-in-law in 1997, reports claimed.
A local court issued his death warrants after which, he was executed by the jail authorities.
The government has decided to put a moratorium on executions during the month of Ramzan that will start this month.
A day after Taliban gunmen attacked a school and killed 134 students and 19 adults on December 16, 2014, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif lifted the moratorium on the death penalty. The innocent children’s killings put pressure the government to do more to tackle the insurgency.