Sunday, February 28, 2016
1st hanging video of an Assassin: Hero of some religious zealots
https://video-lax3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hvideo-xpl1/v/t42.1790-2/12800435_741696795961634_917479874_n.mp4 Mumtaz Qadri executed at Adiala Jail Dawn.com — Updated 29 minutes ago RAWALPINDI: Mumtaz Qadri, a Punjab Police commando convicted of killing former Punjab governor Salman Taseer, was executed at the Adiala Jail early Monday morning. Related: Qadri confesses killing Taseer, says he acted alone Qadri was sentenced to death for assassinating Taseer on January 4, 2011, in Islamabad’s Kohsar Market. Qadri said he killed Taseer over the politician's vocal opposition to blasphemy laws of the country. The Supreme Court of Pakistan in October last year maintained the conviction of Mumtaz Qadri by an Anti Terrorism Court, overturning Islamabad High Court's (IHC) March 9 verdict, which had dismissed Qadri's appeal against his death sentence under the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) but accepted his plea to void the Anti Terrorism Act's (ATA) Section 7.