Medical board confirms death row prisoner in Lahore suffers from schizophrenia

(DAWN – Rana Bilal)

A medical board constituted on the orders of a Lahore sessions court has confirmed that a 50-year-old prisoner who was previously scheduled to be executed suffers from chronic schizophrenia and requires regular medical treatment.
Saleem Ahmad, who was sentenced to death for killing his sister, was scheduled to be hanged on November 7 last year.

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