LHC seeks report on schizophrenic prisoner’s health

(DAWN – Staff Reporter)

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Tuesday sought a report from the Punjab Prisons Department about the latest state of mental health of a 56-year-old death row prisoner suffering from schizophrenia.

The Justice Project Pakistan (JPP), a non-profit organisation working for prisoners rights, filed a petition on behalf of Khizar Hayat, the condemned prisoner, with a request for his shifting to a secure mental health treatment facility.

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