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Four convicts in 2012 Delhi gang rape and murder case are to be hanged at 5.30 am Friday. This is the first time that four convicts will be hanged together on the same platform.
Those clamouring for immediate hanging forget that it's not just the prisoners on death row who can file a mercy plea – anyone can do so on their behalf.
The Lahore High Court ruled that the treason case against former Pakistan PM Pervez Musharraf was not prepared in accordance with the law.
A hangman from Meerut will execute the 16 December convicts in Tihar jail, where the platform has been renovated and the well deepened and widened.
Special court in Pakistan Tuesday awarded death penalty to former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who was convicted for high treason.
High treason charge was imposed on the former military ruler, who came to power by staging a coup in 1999, for imposing emergency in November 2007.
Tihar jailer Sunil Gupta tells the story of how something big went really wrong during the hanging of rape-and-murder convicts Billa and Ranga.
Reforming India’s criminal justice system needs more innovation than forcing prosecutors to perform or perish.
The Supreme Court had termed Rajiv Gandhi's assassination an 'unparallel act' in the history of crimes committed in the country.
Provisions include imposing death penalty on those who rape girls under 12 years of age, 20 years for rape of girls below 16.