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Japan hangs 3 prisoners on grounds of capital punishment,1st hangings since 2019

Japan and the United States are the only members of the G7 group of developed countries that still use the death penalty.
Japan executes three prisoners in first hangings since 2019
Japan executes three prisoners in first hangings since 2019
Published on Dec 21, 2021 12:07 PM IST
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2 women sentenced to death by Bihar court for murder of 4-year-old boy

This is the fourth capital punishment awarded by the Gopalganj court in the last five years.
The victim’s father said that he had finally got justice. (HT Photo)
The victim’s father said that he had finally got justice. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 17, 2020 09:08 PM IST
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The legal process is long and arduous. But it is essential to provide justice | Analysis

The ends may justify the means for many. But it opens up the door for vigilante justice and can harm innocents
The site of the alleged Police encounter in Hyderabad where the men accused of rape of the veterinarian were killed last week(ANI)
The site of the alleged Police encounter in Hyderabad where the men accused of rape of the veterinarian were killed last week(ANI)
Updated on Dec 09, 2019 09:01 PM IST
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ByAmit Anand Tiwari

Hawara acquitted in 95’ RDX recovery case

Apart from RDX, police had recovered an AK 56 rifle, one wireless walkie-talkie from near Budhhah Nullah in Kundanpuri area allegedly on the disclosure of Hawara after his arrest in a bomb blast case on December 23, 1995
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Published on Nov 23, 2019 01:26 AM IST
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Murder charges dropped against 11 in Tabrez case

While his alleged aides managed to escape, Tabrez got caught and was beaten up. He was allegedly forced to chant Jais Shri Ram and Jai Hanuman as well.
Twenty-four-year-old Tabrez was caught by Dhatkidih villagers in the intervening night of June 17 and 18 while allegedly attempting burglary in a house along with two of his associates(HT FILE)
Twenty-four-year-old Tabrez was caught by Dhatkidih villagers in the intervening night of June 17 and 18 while allegedly attempting burglary in a house along with two of his associates(HT FILE)
Published on Sep 11, 2019 01:37 AM IST
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Victims of mass genocide can’t be left in a lurch, says judge in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

A Delhi court pronounces death sentence for one and life term to another for killing two people during mob violence in Mahipalpur in the aftermath of the assassination of ex-PM Indira Gandhi.
Family members of the victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots celebrate outside the Patiala House Court in New Delhi, Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018, after the pronouncement of the first death punishment in the case.(PTI)
Family members of the victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots celebrate outside the Patiala House Court in New Delhi, Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018, after the pronouncement of the first death punishment in the case.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 20, 2018 11:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRicha Banka

AAP threatens protest if neighbouring Harayana ‘fails to check crime’

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders cornered the Haryana government on Monday over increasing crime in the state and termed the government’s recent announcement of reducing power tariff an eyewash
Aam Aadmi Party Gurugram District President Mahesh Yadav(L) along with others members during a press conference, at Shama restaurant, Civil Line area, in Gurugram, India, on Monday, September 17, 2018.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Aam Aadmi Party Gurugram District President Mahesh Yadav(L) along with others members during a press conference, at Shama restaurant, Civil Line area, in Gurugram, India, on Monday, September 17, 2018.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 18, 2018 03:45 AM IST
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Man sentenced to death in Uttarakhand for rape, murder of two minor sisters

Parwan Singh, attached with a gurudwara as a sevadar, was arrested on charges of raping and murdering the sisters — one was 13-year-old and the other three-year-old — on June 15 last year in Shyampur area of Rishikesh town.
The man had committed the crime when the two sisters where alone in their house — their mother and brother had gone out, and father was lodged in jail for some crime.(Picture for representation)
The man had committed the crime when the two sisters where alone in their house — their mother and brother had gone out, and father was lodged in jail for some crime.(Picture for representation)
Published on Aug 25, 2018 02:00 AM IST
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Punishment in Indore rape and murder case opens up need for debate on death penalty

The accused was sentenced to death for raping and murdering a baby girl after taking her away from a footpath where she was sleeping with her parents on April 21.
People participate in a candle light vigil as they protest against the rape of a child in Ahmedabad.(Reuters File Photo)
People participate in a candle light vigil as they protest against the rape of a child in Ahmedabad.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on May 13, 2018 11:20 AM IST
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