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death warrant

Law the official authorization for carrying out a sentence of death
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The superintendent had requested the court to issue death warrants for the convict as his appeals had been rejected by the President and the Supreme Court.
Uday makes Latif an offer he cannot refuse: pose as his doppelganger at public appearances or sign the death warrants of his entire family.
After rejection of his mercy petition, death warrants were issued against the condemned prisoner Abdur Rehman Kathia and the court fixed August 08, 2017 (Tuesday) for implementation on his execution.
LAHORE -- Death warrants for as many as 23 dangerous proclaimed offenders involved in murder, dacoity, extortion, kidnapping for ransom and other heinous crimes have been issued, ordering to kill them in police encounter.
Army Chief General Raheel Sharif signed the death warrants Monday.
The warrant issued by a trial court did not follow proper procedure and guidelines, Yakub's lawyer told the Supreme Court, citing a case in May when the death warrants of an Uttar Pradesh couple were cancelled.
The hanging of Mirza was postponed on the orders of the prime minister's office to the president of Pakistan, who subsequently cancelled the death warrants.
Pakistan's military chief signed the death warrants for the four death-row inmates on Thursday after the government revoked the moratorium on Wednesday.
He refused to sign death warrants, saying executions violated his Buddhist beliefs.
All three members of the Presidential Council, President Jalal Talabani and Vice Presidents Tariq al-Hashimi and Adil Abdul-Mahdi, must sign death warrants before executions can be carried out.
But now the greyhound racers have signed death warrants for thousands of dogs - by with drawing funding for this charity.
SADDAM Hussein did sign death warrants ordering the killing of 148 Shias, handwriting experts told his trial yesterday.