Pakistan to halt executions in Ramazan

gallows_or_death_penaltyISLAMABAD: The government on Friday imposed a moratorium on executions during the upcoming holy month of Ramazan.

A notification was issued by the Federal Interior Ministry and provincial governments have also been requested to comply with the order.

During the month of Ramazan, Muslims fast from dawn to dusk, and refrain from eating and drinking.news50sf80