The Punjab cabinet, by amending the Punjab Excise Act, 2014 has initiated death penalty provision for those selling spurious liquor in the state. Amending various sections, the act makes culprit liable for death penalty or life imprisonment besides fine by Rs20 lakh. Moreover, while for the disabilities the perpetrators will be liable for minimum six-year imprisonment with Rs 10L fine, even for cases of no injury bears Rs 2.5L fine and six… read-more
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Bihar man has been punished with death sentence for raping and murdering a 9-year-old girl. Pronouncing the judgment on February 20, a local court of Gopalganj district concluded the hearing within six months of the case being registered. Reportedly, the victim's dead body was recovered from the accused, Jai Kishore Shah's house on August 25, 2020. The punishment has been given under the sections of the IPC and POCSO Act.
Courtesy: The New Indian Express