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Kopardi rape-murder case: Bombay HC judge recuses from hearing convicts' pleas against death sentence

October 06, 2021 11:07 am

The three men had in July 2016 brutally raped and murdered a 14-year-old girl in Ahmednagar district’s Kopardi village.

Cleared of murder, brothers are awarded $75 million

May 18, 2021 11:38 am

Elliot Abrams, a lawyer for the brothers, said that they went through “hell” in prison while the two state investigators who he said had coerced the brothers into confessing to the crime “spent 30 years covering it up.”

UP: Labourer sentenced to death for rape and murder of 11-yr-old girl

March 09, 2021 5:50 am

A court in Jaunpur on Monday awarded death sentence to a 25-year-old labourer for raping and killing an 11-year-old girl last August. The court had held Bal Govind, who has been in prison since August, guilty on Saturday.

Multiple Murder Cases: Amroha court holds decision on issuing death warrant against Shabnam

February 25, 2021 1:09 am

Earlier this month, Shabnam had filed a fresh mercy petition.

Rajkot: 27-year-old man gets death sentence for raping, murdering three-year-old girl

March 18, 2020 1:40 am

The designated court of additional district judge DD Thakkar pronounced the man guilty under sections 302 (murder), 363 (kidnapping), 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and section 6 of the POCSO Act. The rape and murder took place on August 9, 2018.

Chinese man gets death for killing wife, hiding body in freezer for over 100 days

July 05, 2019 2:43 pm

Zhu Xiaodong, 30, was convicted for strangling Yang during an argument on October 17, 2016, at their home in Hongkou district 10 months after they tied the knot, the court said.

India’s broken criminal justice system cannot support the death penalty

March 12, 2019 10:04 am

Three courts found six innocent men guilty of a heinous crime, brought them to the brink of execution. In this story, even our highest court upheld their guilt and death sentence and such a grave error must trigger the moral honesty to accept that we are playing with fire by keeping the death penalty in such a system.

China brushes off international concern over death sentence for Canadian

January 16, 2019 4:26 pm

Monday's sentence for Robert Schellenberg for smuggling 222 kg (489 lbs) of methamphetamines prompted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to accuse China of "arbitrarily" applying the death penalty.

Muzaffarnagar: 7 awarded death sentence for killing one nine years ago

November 20, 2018 5:36 pm

According to the prosecution, in the fight that took place between two groups of people of the same community, one Naseem was killed and several others were injured in February 2010.

Who is Raghunandan Yandamuri?

January 20, 2018 5:21 pm

Raghunandan Yandamuri who is on a death row, is currently imprisoned in Greene State Correctional Institution, a maximum-security prison in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania.