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Iran Executes 3 Women In Single Day For Same Offence

Iran has executed three women in a single day, for charges of murdering their husbands, informed an NGO, on July 29. According to activists, cases of women killing their husbands have increased in the recent times. Most of these women have abusive husbands or were married off as child brides. In 2022, at least 10 women have been hanged in Iran for the same offence.

Sat, 30 Jul 2022 - 02:46 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Iran, Execution, Capital Punishment, Murder of Husband, Child Marriage

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

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Delhi Court Gives Death Penalty To Ariz Khan In Batla House Encounter

Indian Mujahideen terrorist Ariz Khan has been awarded capital punishment by a Delhi court for his alleged role in the Batla House encounter case. Besides, the court fined him Rs 11 lakh, out of which Rs 10 lakh will be given to the family of deceased Delhi Police Inspector Mohan Chand Sharma. Reportedly, Mohan was killed while leading the operation. The court framed Ariz in an attempt to murder the case on March 8.

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 08:40 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Batla House Encounter, Delhi, Delhi Police, Capital Punishment

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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Nine Awarded Capital Punishment Over Gopalganj Hooch Tragedy: Bihar

Special excise-cum-ADJ-II court in Bihar has awarded death sentences for nine convicted in the Gopalganj illicit liquor tragedy. Occurred in August 2016, the mishap had killed 19 people in Bihar’s Gopalganj district, while six others had lost their eyesight. Reportedly, the 14 accused, including one dead and four women who were awarded life imprisonment, were involved in the trading and smuggling of illicit liquor after the state was declared… read-more

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 - 08:51 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Death Sentence, Capital Punishment, Bihar, Gopalganj Hooch Tragedy

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Shabnam Files Fresh Mercy Plea To President Kovind, UP Governor

Murder convict Shabnam has submitted a fresh mercy plea to President Ram Nath Kovind and UP Governor Anandiben Patel. Reportedly, two lawyers on February 19 met Shabnam and convinced her to re-apply for the mercy. "She also has the right to file a curative petition in the SC," stated Shabnam's lawyer Shreya Rastogi. Convicted for killing seven family members, Shabnam’s mercy plea was earlier rejected by former President Pranab Mukherjee and… read-more

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 - 11:58 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Shabnam executions, Uttar Pradesh, Death Sentence, Capital Punishment

Courtesy: The Tribune

Capital Punishment

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Mathura Jail Preps To Hang India's 1st Woman Prisoner After Freedom

Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura district jail is preparing to hang the country’s first woman prisoner, Shabnam, after independence. Convicted of killing seven family members with her lover, Shabnam's mercy plea was rejected by ex-president Pranab Mukherjee. Reportedly, Pawan Jallad, who earlier hanged the Nirbhaya's killers, had visited the jail to review preparations. While official communication is awaited, the only gallows of UP dedicated to women… read-more

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 - 06:56 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Death Punishment, Capital Punishment, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura

Courtesy: Deccan Herald