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Two men get death penalty in Mandsaur gang-rape case

Two men get death penalty in Mandsaur gang-rape case

An 8-year-old girl was raped in Madsaur, a special court awarded death penalty to two men for the crime today, saying they deserved no leniency. The girl was abducted and later gang-raped on June 26, an incident which had triggered widespread outrage and led to protests for several days with demands for capital punishment for […]

August 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
Two given death penalty for Gaza drug smuggling

Two given death penalty for Gaza drug smuggling

A Hamas military court on Sunday sentenced two Palestinians to death for drug smuggling in the Gaza Strip, in the first punishment of its kind in the enclave. “The Gaza military court announced the death penalty for two civilians from Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, for selling narcotics,” the Hamas-controlled interior ministry said in […]

March 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
India hangs only man sentenced to die for 1993 Mumbai blasts

India hangs only man sentenced to die for 1993 Mumbai blasts

Jul 30, – The police barred media from publishing images of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon’s funeral, apparently fearing a backlash against the execution that many said was driven by politics. Ignoring pleas and petitions by civil society groups, India on Thursday hanged an accountant convicted of supporting the 1993 Mumbai bombings that killed 257 people […]

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