Death Sentence

First police death sentence over Iraq protest killings

The Kut criminal court sentenced the police major to be hanged and jailed a police lieutenant colonel for seven years for their roles in the deaths of seven protesters on November 2.

published on : 1st December 2019

Rape and murder of 9-month-old: Hyderabad HC commutes death penalty of youth to life term

Convict shall not be granted any remission and not be released till his last breath, the bench said  

published on : 17th November 2019

Will demand death sentence for killers of Kamlesh Tiwari: UP Law Minister

Uttar Pradesh police on Monday announced a reward of Rs 2.5 lakh each for the arrest of two suspects allegedly involved in the murder case of Hindu Samaj Party leader Kamlesh Tiwari.

published on : 22nd October 2019

Congress leader seeks PM Modi's intervention over commutation of Rajaona's death sentence

The Centre had recently sparked a row by approving the commutation of Rajaona's death sentence to life imprisonment terming it as a 'humanitarian gesture'.

published on : 2nd October 2019

Jharkhand court awards death sentence to man for rape, murder of four-year-old

In the recent amendments to the POCSO Act, death sentence is awarded to people raping girls, who are under 12 years of age.

published on : 22nd September 2019

Man gets death sentence for raping minor in Odisha

The court awarded death penalty to Kalia Manna alias Laba of Gadaharishpur village under Erasama police limits in the district.

published on : 11th September 2019

China executes cabbie who raped, killed passenger

Didi Chuxing, a Chinese parallel to Uber, admitted it failed to act on a complaint about the same driver from another passenger, who said that he followed her after dropping her at her location.

published on : 31st August 2019

Death sentence can’t be imposed except in rarest of rare cases: SC

In one of the case before the Supreme Court bench, the petitioner-convict was given a death sentence imposed under Section 302 IPC by the trial court for killing a minor girl after raping her.

published on : 26th August 2019

Court awards death sentence to man accused of raping, murdering minor in Madhya Pradesh

Judge K N Singh, on Monday, awarded the sentence to Deepak, accused of raping and murdering a 5-year-old girl in Pipariya.

published on : 30th July 2019

Plea against condition of Prez to remit death sentence binned

The petitioners were sentenced to death by an order, dated October, 5, 1998 of the Principal Sessions Judge, Tirunelveli.

published on : 25th July 2019

In 15-1 verdict, ICJ stays Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence, gives him consular access

Jadhav is a retired Indian Navy man who was abducted from Iran and given a death sentence in Pakistan on charges of espionage and terrorism. 

published on : 17th July 2019

Activists urge DCW chief Swati Maliwal to reconsider demand for death penalty for rape of minors

The activists demanded that focus remains on ensuring the certainty and swiftness of punishment rather than the severity of punishment.

published on : 21st April 2018

#JusticeforJisha: Convict Ameerul Islam sentenced to death by Ernakulam sessions court

A hearing to decide the quantum of punishment to the lone convict found guilty in the rape and murder of a 30-year-old Dalit law student in Kerala last year, was held in a trial court here yesterday.

published on : 14th December 2017

ICJ has given no order on 'consular access' for Jadhav: Sartaj Aziz

Aziz said that when it comes to cases involving the death penalty, the international court has always given a stay order.

published on : 20th May 2017

ICJ rules against Pakistan, stays Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence

The decision comes after India on Monday sought the court's intervention for an immediate suspension of Jadhav's death sentence.

published on : 17th May 2017
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