KARACHI: Jail authorities asked an anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Saturday to issue black warrants for two condemned prisoners.

Mohammad Faisal and Mohammad Afzal were sentenced to death by an ATC in 1999 for killing a man during a robbery in Korangi in 1998.

In an application, the jail authorities informed the ATC-IV that appeals of the two had been dismissed by the higher and superior courts and their mercy petitions had also been turned down by the president of Pakistan a couple days ago.

They urged the court to issue black warrants for execution of the convicts. The court is likely to issue death warrants on Monday.

Published in Dawn February 22nd , 2015

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