Bhullar’s wife moves SC for stay on execution of death penalty

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NEW DELHI: 1993 Delhi blast convict Devinderpal Singh Bhullar’s wife on Tuesday approached the Supreme Court seeking stay on execution of his death sentence till her review plea against its verdict is decided. She submitted in her plea that she has filed a review petition against the Supreme Court verdict of April 12 in which the court had rejected… Read more »

Rejection of Das’s plea by ex-Pres Patil illegal:SC

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In a first of its kind verdict, the Supreme Court has declared as “illegal” rejection of mercy petition of death row convict M N Das by the then President Pratibha Patil and commuted the sentence to life imprisonment on ground of 12 year delay in deciding his plea. The apex court said that Patil was… Read more »

3 get death penalty for rape, murder of minor girl

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Death sentence has been announced by the local court here in Indore to 3 youth for raping and murdering a four-year- old girl las year Additional District Court Judge Indira Singh handed down the capital punishment to Babu alias Chetan (22), Jitu alias Jetendra (20) and Sunny alias Devendra (22). The guilty was found in the… Read more »

SC upholds Memon death sentence, blames Pakistan

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The Death sentence has been awarded to Yakub Memon by the Supreme court here in Delhi today. Yakub was the person who involved in the 1993 Mumbai serial blast conspiracy with Dawood Ibrahim and other absconders in the conspiracy and blamed Pakistan for involvement. A bench comprising Justices P Sathasivam and B S Chauhan noted that the conspiracy… Read more »

Man gets death sentence for rape and murder of minor girl

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A man who had raped a girl has got awarded for death sentence by a district court for rape and murder of a 7 year old girl. District and session judge Sushma Khosla sentenced the accused Dilip Bankar after medical examinations confirmed that he was absolutely normal and in full senses at the time of… Read more »

Superme Court extends stay on execution of death sentence of Veerappan

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Hanging of four aides of sandalwood smuggler Veerappan has been further delayed with the Supreme Court extending its interim order staying the execution of death sentence imposed on them for killing 22 police personnel in a landmine blast in Karnataka in 1993. A bench headed by Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir said it was… Read more »

”Take these men off death row”

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Prabha Sridevan   In no fewer than 13 cases, the Supreme Court has held the death sentence to have been wrongly given. The mistakes must be corrected before it’s too late. With a dark and chilling feeling we recently read about the wrong Carlos who was executed in the United States for a crime he… Read more »

Supreme Court upholds Nithari serial killer Surendra Koli’s death sentence

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the death sentence to Nithari serial killer Surinder Koli for murdering 14-year-old Rimpa Haldar, one of his first victims in the serial rape-cum-killing episode six years back, saying the case was “horrifying” and “barbaric”. A bench of justices Markandey Katju and Gyan Sudha Misra confirmed the death sentence to… Read more »

High court to decide on Kasab death sentence Feb 21

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The Bombay High Court Monday set Feb 21 as the date when it will pronounce its verdict on the death sentence awarded to Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Kasab for his role in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack. The court announced that it will give its verdict Feb 21 confirming or commuting the death penalty of… Read more »

Death sentence for Surinder Koli in Nithari case

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A special CBI court on Wednesday awarded death penalty to Surinder Koli in the Deepali rape and murder case. Earlier, special CBI Judge AK Singh pronounced the verdict and held Koli guilty in the case of rape and murder of a 12-year-old girl Deepali.Koli, the domestic help of Moninder Singh Pandher, was the prime accused… Read more »