ISLAMABAD, July 28 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif’sefforts helped suspend the death penalty of Pakistani prisoner in Indonesia, accused for drug smuggling, Maryam Nawaz said.
In a late night tweet Maryam said “Despite bleak chance of success, PM NS [Nawaz Sharif] decided to make one more attempt to have Zulfiqar’s execution suspended & Alhamdolillah it happened.”
Reports quoting Indonesia Foreign Office said that the Pakistani Ambassador to Jakarta has been informed that Zulfiqar Ali’s execution has been stopped for now.
Maryam Nawaz said on twitter that Zulfiqar’s case was a very
complicated as Indonesian Supreme court had upheld the sentence, and he
had not filed mercy appeal.