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Punjab Amends Law Of Death Penalty To Counterfeit Liquor Sellers

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

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 11:50 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Punjab, Liquor, Punjab Excise Act, life imprisonment, Death Penalty

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Death Penalty

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Bihar: Man Gets Death Sentence For Raping, Murdering 9-year-old Girl

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. 

Sun, 21 Feb 2021 - 01:54 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Bihar, rape, Death Penalty, Crime