A death row prisoner was hanged at the Kot Lakpat Jail Lahore on Tuesday.

LAHORE (Dunya News) – A death row convict has been sent to the gallows at the Kot Lakhpat Jail Lahore on early Tuesday morning, Dunya News reported.

According to details, death row prisoner Idrees was executed for killing a man in 1997. Idrees’ dead body was later handed over to his relatives.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif lifted the moratorium on the death penalty on December 17, 2014, a day after Taliban gunmen attacked a school in Peshawar and killed 134 students and 19 adults. The killings put pressure the government to do more to tackle the insurgency.