death sentence

Fast track court sends Ramya’s killer to the gallows 

The police investigation and court proceedings were completed in a record time of nine months after filing of the charge sheet. 

published on : 30th April 2022

Court  awards death sentence on Ramya’s murderer

An investigation team led by DSP Ravi Kumar questioned 36 people and a chargesheet was filed within a week on August 21. 

published on : 30th April 2022

Salem man sentenced to death in POCSO Act case

According to the Attur police, the accused was a harvest-vehicle driver and habitual drunker.

published on : 27th April 2022

Indian-origin Malaysian man loses appeal against death sentence in drug trafficking case in Singapore

The Malaysian national had also mounted a criminal motion to be assessed by an independent panel of psychiatrists, with a stay of execution in the meantime.

published on : 29th March 2022

Batla House: High court to hear convict’s appeal against death penalty

The high court said the reference received from the trial court will be heard along with the appeal filed by Ariz Khan against capital punishment. 

published on : 8th March 2022

An appeal court in Yemen upholds death sentence awarded to Kerala nurse

Nimisha Priya, who was working as a nurse in Yemen, was convicted on charges of murdering a Yemeni national Talal Abdo Mahdi in 2017.

published on : 7th March 2022

Ahmedabad blasts: Death sentence for three Keralites

Capital punishment handed down to Erattupetta native siblings P A Shibly and Shaduly and E T Sharafudeen of Kondotty; Ansar Nadvi of Aluva gets life term

published on : 19th February 2022

Madras HC confirms death sentence awarded to youth for rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl

A Division Bench of Justices S Vaidyanathan and G Jayachandran was satisfied that there was no infirmity in the order of conviction passed by the Pudukkottai Mahila Court on M Samivel alias Raja.

published on : 12th January 2022

UP court sentences two to death for killing minor boy

The boy, Anmol, was shot dead by the convicts, Manoj and Sunil, in an agriculture field on the morning of January 28, 2015.

published on : 24th November 2021

‘Sterling’ quality evidence must for death sentence: HC

The bench opined that it is not a fit case to award death sentence mainly because the investigating agency did not carry out DNA profiling. 

published on : 18th October 2021

Man sentenced to death for raping, killing 8-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh

According to the prosecution, the girl had gone to pick berries on August 4 last year when Ashok lured her to a field and raped her.

published on : 3rd September 2021

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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