Tag Archives: capital punishment

1303 Death Sentences, 3 Executions in Last 10 years in India

According to National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB), prison statistics’ report, there were 1,303 death sentences of which only 3 sentences were executed, including the recent Yakub Memon who was the lone convict in the 1993 Mumbai serial bombings. On November 21, 2012, Ajmal Kasab, the only terrorist to have survived the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, was hanged in Pune’s Yerwada ...

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Afzal Guru, parliament-attack case accused, hanged finally; Riots erupt in J&K home town

The main accused in an attack on Indian parliament in December 2001, Mohammad Afzal Guru, was hanged around 8 AM on Saturday at Tihar Jail in New Delhi and buried within the complex as his mercy petition was rejected by the Indian President. Afzal Guru was was found guilty of conspiracy in the December 2001 parliament attack and was sentenced ...

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