Pakistan to end capital punishment, UNITED NATIONS

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UNITED NATIONS- UN chief Ban Ki-moon advised Pakistan to end capital punishment and restore a moratorium on the death penalty as reported by Agencies.

He spoke with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to express his condolences after the Peshawar attack that left 150 people dead, including 134 children.

“While fully recognizing the difficult circumstances, the secretary general urged the government of Pakistan to stop the executions of convicts,” Ban’s office said in a statement.

Pakistan is planning to execute 500 militants in the coming weeks. Prime Minister is himself working on the National Action Plan.