Tag: death sentence

Rape and murder: Number of death sentence in 2018 goes up to 20 in MP

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: With one more death sentence pronounced today in a case of rape and murder of a 5-year old girl child in Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh, the total number of death sentences has gone up to 20 this year- the highest in any state in India and a record in the history

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Special CBI Court awards death sentence in a 14-year old kidnapping and murder case

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Special Judge, CBI Cases, Mohali (Punjab) has today (28 August 2018) awarded Death Sentence to Kushwinder Singh, a resident of Village-Suhavi in a case of kidnapping and murder of four family members. CBI had registered the case on 16 July 2007 on the orders passed by the Punjab and Haryana

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MP House passes bill for death to those convicted of raping girls 12 years or below

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh has become the first state in the country where those found guilty of raping girls up to 12 years of age will get a death sentence with the passage of a Bill for this purpose in the Assembly on Monday (4 December, 2017) Now the Bill will go to the

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MP Cabinet approves death sentence for those convicted of rape of minor girls below 12 years

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: To address the issue of rising crimes against women in the State, the Madhya Pradesh Cabinet presided over by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today (Sunday 26 November, 2017) cleared the proposal for death sentence for those convicted of raping minor girls below the age of 12 years. The Cabinet also passed

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1993 Mumbai blasts: Death sentence to 2 convicts; Abu Salem gets life

Newsroom24x7 Staff Mumbai: The designated TADA Court here today awarded the death sentence to two 1993 Mumbai blast convicts Tahir Merchant and Firoz Khan, and life imprisonment to gangster Abu Saleem and Karimullah Khan. Another accused in this case Riyaz Siddiqui has been awarded 10 years imprisonment.

US asks Iran to reverse religious leader Taheri’s conviction and death sentence

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington DC: The US has asked the Iranian Government to take whatever steps necessary to reverse the conviction and death sentence to Mohammad Ali Taheri, the founder of an Iranian spiritual movement. The US call comes following reports that an Iranian court has sentenced Taheri to death on charges of founding a religious

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SC upholds death for four in Nirbhaya case

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Supreme Court today upheld the death sentence for four men convicted of the brutal rape and murder of a young woman who became a symbol of fearlessness and the nation came to recognise her as “Nirbhaya”. A three-judge bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra, R Banumathi and Ashok Bhushan describef the

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President dismisses Yakub Memon’s mercy petition

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Within hours of Supreme Court rejecting today the petition of Yakub Memon, on the issue of his death warrrant, the President of India also dismissed his mercy petition tonight. Home Minister Rajnath Singh earlier met President Pranab Mukherjee and conveyed the Government stand that memon’s mercy plea should be rejected. Memon is

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1993 Mumbai blasts: Supreme Court dismisses Yakub Memon’s mercy plea

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Finally today came the closure for Mumbai blast victims with Supreme Court dismissing the curative petition by Yakub Memon, facing death sentence in the Mumbai blast case. Dawood aide memon tried to prolong execution of his death penalty and wanted the sentence to be converted to life imprisonment through his mercy

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