07 July 2006 :a murder convict was hanged to death in Balochistan’s Machh Jail this morning.
Khuda Bux had shot dead a youth Eid Muhammad during a motorbike snatching incident in Mastung in 1996.
District and Sessions Judge Mastung had awarded death sentence to Khuda Bux in 1999. Balochistan High Court and Supreme Court also upheld the sentence.
The execution was put off thrice due to efforts for compromise with family of slain man.
After failure in compromise Khuda Bux was hanged to death in Machh Jail. Jail authorities handed over the dead body to the family.