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death warrant

Law the official authorization for carrying out a sentence of death
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Summary: Colombo [Sri Lanka], Jun 27 (ANI): The Amnesty International has expressed shock after Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena announced death warrants for four drug offenders on Wednesday who will "very soon" become the first people to be executed in decades on the island nation.
Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa vowed on Wednesday in Yenagoa that he would not hesitate to sign death warrants of convicted kidnappers.
Death warrants for Hayat have been issued thrice previously but in all instances, his execution was stayed.
A provincial law officer told the bench that death warrants of the convict had already been issued for Oct 17 (today).
An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC), while issuing the death warrants of Imran Ali on October 12, had ordered hanging Imran till death on October 17 at Central Jail in Lahore.
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.
RAWALPINDI -- Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Tuesday signed death warrants of 4 more terrorists who had involvement in suicide bombings and kidnappings.
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.
POLICE have arrested a man over the stabbings of three homeless people in the Los Angeles area, who they say goes by a name signed on "death warrants" found with the wounded victims.