KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court on Monday issued a death warrant for Shafqat Hussain. He will be executed on June 9, local media reported.
ATC judge issued a death warrant for the Hussain with directions to hang him on June 9 at 4:30 am. Judicial magistrate will witness and submit a report after the execution.
Hussain was sentenced to death for killing a seven year old boy. All the courts turned down his appeals.
Last month, an executive inquiry was launched to determine whether Hussain was a teenager at the time of his sentence or not. The inquiry however, concluded that he was 23 years old when the punishment was handed to him.