30 January 2023


Search Results for Tag : Death Sentence

International Cases

Power of Court to indicate provisional measures will be exercised only if there is urgency, that, irreparable prejudice will be caused to rights in dispute before Court gives its final decision(18.05.2017)

In facts of present case, On 8th May, 2017, Government of Republic of India filed in Registry of Court an Application instituting proceedings against .....

Tags : Consular access, Death sentence, Provisional measure, Stay

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Judgments

Before imposing the extreme penalty of death sentence, the Court should satisfy itself that, death sentence is imperative(26.11.2021)

Present Petition has been filed under Article 137 of the Constitution of India, 1950 seeking review of the judgment. The Petitioners were convicted fo.....

Tags : Conviction, Death sentence, Validity

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Punishment of life imprisonment is not unquestionably foreclosed in spite of gravity and barbarity of offence(01.10.2019)

The instant review proceedings pertain to Review Petition seeking to review the final judgment passed by this Court confirming conviction under Sectio.....

Tags : Conviction, Death sentence, Legality

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News

CRIMINAL - Sessions Court can't Award Sentence Between 'Life Imprisonment' & 'Death Sentence': Karnataka HC(29.03.2019)

Karnataka High Court has held that a Sessions Court can only award either life imprisonment or death sentence in a murder case, and has no power to in.....

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CRIMINAL - Sessions Court can't Award Sentence Between 'Life Imprisonment' & 'Death Sentence': Karnataka HC(29.03.2019)

Karnataka High Court has held that a Sessions Court can only award either life imprisonment or death sentence in a murder case, and has no power to in.....

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Gujarat High Court Saves Man from Death Sentence, Sends Him to Prison for 30 Years(02.07.2019)

Gujarat High Court has refused to uphold the death sentence awarded to a 38-year-old man for kidnapping, raping, and murdering a six-year-old girl. Ho.....

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Supreme Court Orders Death Sentence to Man for Raping and Killing Minor Girl(02.08.2019)

Supreme Court has sent a man to the gallows for "horribly" gang-raping a 10-year-old girl along with a co-accused and killing her and her seven-year-o.....

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Gujarat High Court Commutes Death Sentence to 25 Years in Prison for Rapist-Killer(07.08.2019)

Gujarat High Court has commuted the death sentence of a man named Dinesh Vasava to 25-years in prison for raping an eight-year-old girl and throwing h.....

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Bombay HC Gives Nod to Death Sentence of Man Who Killed Daughter for Performing Inter-Caste Marriage(14.08.2019)

Bombay High Court has confirmed the death sentence awarded to Eknath Kumbharkar who was convicted of killing his nine months pregnant daughter by stra.....

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Supreme Court Affirms Death Sentence Awarded to Man for Raping, Murdering 2 Year Old Girl(04.10.2019)

Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence awarded to a man for raping and murdering a two-year-old girl in 2012 saying he had no control over his "c.....

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Madras HC Commutes Death Sentence Imposed on Former Professor of Business Administration(31.08.2021)

Madras High Court has commuted to life, the death sentence imposed on a former professor of business administration for having murdered his wife at an.....

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Rape, Murder of Ragpicker: Bombay High Court Quashes Death Sentence of Boy, Says was Juvenile in 2012(23.10.2019)

Bombay High Court has set aside the death sentence of a boy in the rape and murder case of a ragpicker, declaring him a juvenile at the time of the in.....

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Bombay High Court Confirms Death Sentence to Trio who Raped and Killed Teen(24.10.2019)

Bombay High Court has confirmed death penalty for three men from Ahmednagar district who had raped a 16-year-old girl multiple times and tortured her .....

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SC Refuses Petition Seeking Abolition of Death Sentence(15.03.2016)

SC has refused to re-examine Constitutional validity of death sentence in light of evolving jurisprudence across world to do away with extreme punishm.....

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Gujarat High Court Upholds Death Sentence to Man for Raping, Killing 3-Yr-Old Surat Girl(27.12.2019)

Gujarat High Court has upheld a lower court's order of death sentence to a man for raping and murdering a three-year-old girl in Surat in October last.....

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Lahore High Court Returns Pervez Musharraf’s Plea on Death Sentence(02.01.2020)

Lahore High Court has returned Pakistan’s former military dictator General (retired) Pervez Musharraf’s application challenging his death sentence in .....

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Bombay HC Confirms Death Sentence for Rape and Murder of 3 Year Old(26.11.2021)

Bombay High Court has confirmed the death sentence awarded to a convict who raped and murdered a 3 year 9 months old girl, who had ventured out of her.....

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Supreme Court Stays Execution of Death Sentence of Two Men(19.10.2016)

Supreme Court has stayed hanging of two men convicted of kidnapping and killing 16-year-old son of a Hoshiarpur based Goldsmith in 2005.

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Death Sentence a Measure of Social Necessity for Deterring Other Potential Offenders: MP HC(11.05.2018)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has observed that it considers death sentence as a measure of social necessity and also a mean of deterring other potential .....

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Chhattisgarh HC Confirms Death Sentence to Man Accused of Rape & Murder of Minor Girl(24.02.2020)

Chattisgarh High Court has held that "depravity of crime" & "aggravating factors" outweigh reasons for mitigation of death penalty sentence in rarest .....

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Apex Court Commutes Man's Death Sentence to Life Imprisonment for Killing 3 Siblings in Chhattisgarh(09.03.2020)

Apex Court has commuted the death sentence awarded to a man accused of abducting and killing three minor siblings in February 2011 in Ratnapur town of.....

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Allahabad HC Commutes Death Sentence to 4 People in 27- Year Old Murder Case(24.02.2022)

Allahabad High Court has commuted the death sentence awarded to 4 people in a 27-year-old murder case while noting that the case did not fall in the c.....

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P&H HC Confirms Death Sentence Imposed on Haryana Women & Her Lover For Murdering 7 Members of Family(19.07.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has confirmed death sentence awarded to a Haryana woman and her boyfriend for poisoning and strangulating seven members .....

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Supreme Court Frames Guidelines for Speeding up Process of Hearing Pleas Against Death Sentences(17.02.2020)

Supreme Court has framed a set of guidelines that mandate the Apex Court benches to hear Appeals challenging decisions of High Courts confirming the a.....

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Karnataka HC Stays Execution of Death Sentence of Convict in Rape & Murder Case(20.10.2016)

Karnataka High Court has stayed execution of Umesh Reddy, who was sentenced to death in a rape and murder case, till Court adjudicates his plea for co.....

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SC Commutes Death Sentence to Life Imprisonment of Murder Convicts(27.04.2020)

Supreme Court has commuted the death sentence of two convicts convicted for murdering an eight-year-old son of a dentist couple in Nagpur in 2014 afte.....

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Madhya Pradesh High Court Sentences Death Penalty in Yet Another Child-Rape Case(29.10.2018)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has yet again commuted the death sentence in a rape case, this time to a man accused of raping a five-year-old.

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Bombay High Court Upholds Death for Man Who Raped, Killed Software Engineer(21.12.2018)

Bombay High Court has confirmed the death sentence given to Chandrabhan Sanap for the brutal rape and murder of a 23-year-old software engineer in Jan.....

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MP HC Commutes Death Sentence of Man Convicted for Rape And Murder of 4 Year Old(17.06.2022)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has commuted death sentence of a man convicted for rape and murder of a 4-year-old girl. The Court held that since the convi.....

Tags : Madhya Pradesh High Court, Death Sentence, Rehabilitation

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CRIMINAL - Death Sentence Only When Life Term is Inadequate: SC(13.03.2019)

Supreme Court, while commuting death sentence awarded to a man convicted for rape and murder of a five year old girl, has observed that death sentence.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Life Imprisonment, Death Sentence

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Death Sentence Only When Alternative Option is Unquestionably Foreclosed: SC(28.01.2019)

Supreme Court has commuted death penalty to a man accused of rape and murder of a nine year old girl and observed that even though manner of commissio.....

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Post Conviction Mental Illness is Mitigating Factor to Commute Death Sentence: SC(16.04.2019)

Supreme Court has held that post conviction mental illness will be a mitigating factor while considering appeals of death convicts and commuted death .....

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Delhi Court Awards Death Sentence to Convict Ariz Khan in Batla House Encounter Case(16.03.2021)

Delhi Court has awarded death penalty to convict Ariz Khan alias Junaid in the matter relating to the Batla House encounter of 2008 where police inspe.....

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Delhi Court Awards First Death Sentence in 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots Case(21.11.2018)

A Delhi court has awarded death sentence to convict Yashpal Singh and ordered life imprisonment to Naresh Sherawat, for killing two men during 1984 an.....

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SLP Against Death Sentence Not to be Dismissed Without Giving Reasons: SC(23.11.2018)

Supreme Court has held that Special Leave Petitions filed in those cases where death sentence is awarded by the courts below, should not be dismissed .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Special Leave Petition, SLP Against Death Sentence, Death Sentence

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Psychological Evaluation of Criminal to be Done Before Awarding Death Sentence: SC(30.11.2018)

Supreme Court has held that, before awarding death sentence, a proper psychological/psychiatric evaluation is to be done by courts to assess probabili.....

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SC Refers Issue on Guidelines on Mitigating Factors While Imposing Death Penalty to 5 Judge Bench(19.09.2022)

Supreme Court has referred to a five judge bench, suo motu case "In Re Framing Guidelines Regarding Potential Mitigating Circumstances To Be Considere.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Guidelines, Mitigating Circumstances, Death Sentence

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