CJP Justice Saqib Nisar suspends execution of mentally ill prisoner on death row

CJP Justice Saqib Nisar suspends execution of mentally ill prisoner on death row
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ISLAMABAD - Chief Justice Saqib Nisat while taking notice of scheduled execution of a prisoner Khizer Hayat, a mentally ill prisoner on death row in Central Jail Kot Lakhpat, has suspended his sentence till further orders.

The notice was taken on media reports that a District and Sessions Judge has scheduled execution of a mentally ill prisoner on Tuesday. He was diagnosed as a schizophrenic by Jail medical authorities.

The Chief Justice also fixed the matter for hearing tomorrow.

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