Elderly Pakistani mother calls for halting execution of son who was sentenced to death at 14

March 14, 2015 9:57 AM

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ISLAMABAD – An elderly Pakistani mother made an emotional appeal Saturday for authorities to halt the execution of her son, who was sentenced to death at age 14.

Shafqat Hussain was sentenced in 2004 by a court in the port city of Karachi after it found him guilty of killing another boy.

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