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Punjab CM suggests death penalty for first-time drug offenders

Punjab CM suggests death penalty for first-time drug offenders

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday asserted that the state government would wipe out the menace of drug abuse. The chief minister wrote to Home Minister Rajnath Singh, recommending death penalty for first-time drug offenders. “Have today written to Home Minister Rajnath Singh ji conveying my Government’s recommendation for approving death penalty to

Death penalty for drug peddlers a waste of time: Former Punjab DGP

Death penalty for drug peddlers a waste of time: Former Punjab DGP

Death penalty for drug peddlers a waste of time: Former Punjab DGP. Former Director General of Police (DGP) Shashi Kant opined that the recommendation of a death sentence to drug peddlers and smugglers was a “waste of time.” “The current law is quite strong and to amend this law, the central government will take its

Unnao rape case death penalty BJP MLA

Unnao rape case: Victim, kin demand death penalty for BJP MLA

The Unnao gang-rape victim and her relatives on Friday demanded the death penalty for accused Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) allegedly confirmed his role in the crime. The victim said, “I demand the death penalty for Sengar for raping me and for the murder of

POCSO Act: Death penalty will be futile, says Justice Shah

POCSO Act: Death penalty will be futile, says Justice Shah

POCSO Act: Death penalty will be futile, says Justice Shah. Former Delhi High Court Chief Justice AP Shah, along with other child rights activists and lawyers expressed their dissatisfaction over the recent ordinance to amend the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. Addressing the media at the Press Club of India on Monday,

Death penalty for rapists of children below 12 years

Death penalty for rapists of children below 12 years

Death penalty for rapists of children below 12 years. The Centre on Saturday approved the ordinance to award death sentence to the rapists of children below the age of 12. Following a meeting of the Union Cabinet here, the government cleared the amendment in the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.In the wake

Nirbhaya rape case : SC defers review petition to Dec 12

Nirbhaya rape case : SC defers review petition to Dec 12. Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Ashok Bhushan and R Banumathi , heard the whole case and after awarded the death penalty for all the four accused on May 5, 2017.During the hearing of the review petition filed by Mukesh today, the counsel for the other three convicts

SC issues notice to Centre, asks to find replacement for death sentence

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the central government in connection with a plea seeking replacement of death sentence. The top court has asked the Centre to give a detailed reply on the same within three months. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud

Pakistan 5th most prolific executioner in world; 465 hanged: Report

Pakistan 5th most prolific executioner in world; 465 hanged: Report

Pakistan has become the “fifth most prolific executioner” in the world, executed 465 prisoners since lifting a moratorium on death penalty in 2014, according to an organisation working for prisoners’ rights. The use of death penalty has failed to curb crime, including terrorism, but it is exceedingly used as a political tool, sometimes even as

Pakistan executes 465 people since lifting of death penalty ban

Pakistan executes 465 people since lifting death penalty ban. Lahore, Jul 7, Pakistan has executed 465 prisoners since lifting a moratorium on death penalty in 2014, becoming the “fifth most prolific executioner” in the world, according to an organisation working for prisoners’ rights. The use of death penalty has failed to curb crime, including terrorism,

Prisoners kept awkward demands before the death penalty

A prisoner who received death sentence in the case of drug smuggling in Bali, Indonesia has opened a restaurant in jail. He started this in his aspiration to eat the last meal made with his hand. Not only here, in many countries the prisoners who are sentenced to death are asked for their last wish.