A trial court had in July 2015 awarded death penalty to Hari Om after convicting him in the case. Later, the high court had affirmed his conviction and death sentence imposed upon him.
Lai Xiaomin had abused his position in attempting to obtain the vast sum, a court in the northern city of Tianjin said, describing the bribes as "extremely large".
Rajoana, a former Punjab Police constable, was convicted for his involvement in an explosion outside the Punjab civil secretariat that killed Beant Singh and 16 others in 1995.
Malayali nurse Nimisha Priya’s death sentence — for the murder of her husband, a Yemen national — was upheld on Tuesday evening by an appeals court in Sana’a.
Pakistan Senator slams govt for not tabling in Parliment ordinance on foreign nationals' review petition
The issue of the ordinance was raised in the Senate by Pakistan Peoples Party leader when a minister was about to present in the upper house the COVID-19 Ordinance.
The execution of Daniel Lewis Lee came over the objection of the victims’ relatives and following days of legal wrangling and delays.
The Chinese legal system is notoriously opaque and information on executions is considered a state secret.
Ram Pratap was awarded death sentence in connection with the murder of his brother and five family members over a property dispute.
The trial has been concluded in just four days of hearing. On Monday, the hearing lasted till 9 p.m. in the night. P
All the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case have adopted delaying tactics by filing one application after another seeking relief.
One Dubri Pandey was killed in Raikwahir village in Sarailakhansi on March 12, 1996 over a land dispute and his family members had registered an FIR against Pandey and Chaubey.
The activists demanded that focus remains on ensuring the certainty and swiftness of punishment rather than the severity of punishment.
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.
Aziz said that when it comes to cases involving the death penalty, the international court has always given a stay order.
The decision comes after India on Monday sought the court's intervention for an immediate suspension of Jadhav's death sentence.