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Bangladesh upholds death sentence for top Islamist

Bangladesh`s highest court on Tuesday upheld the death sentence for a top tycoon and senior leader of the largest Islamist party, a defence lawyer said.

Convicted 'Grim Sleeper' killer sentenced to death for LA murders

Before Franklin was arrested the killer was dubbed the "Grim Sleeper" because he seemed to have taken a 13-year break between the two spates of murders.

Myth REVEALED! Why do judges break pen nib in court room after death sentence

Myth REVEALED! Why do judges break pen nib in court room after death sentence

But now several hypothesis were being put forwarded for this ritual that may us help solve this puzzle.

Death sentence to 2005 Shramjeevi train blast convict

Death sentence to 2005 Shramjeevi train blast convict

Additional Sessions Judge Budhiram Yadav pronounced the sentence amid high security.

Why prisoners are executed before sunrise – Must Read

Why prisoners are executed before sunrise – Must Read

Executions are rare in India and death sentences are awarded only in cases of rarest of rare crimes.

Three men get life term for murder

The court noted that they were not previous offenders and the crime was not committed in a manner so as to arouse intense and extreme indignation of the community.

Strike against Jammat chief's death sentence hits Bangladesh

A two-day nationwide shutdown called by the Jamaat-e-Islami began on Sunday in Bangladesh against a Supreme Court verdict upholding the death penalty for its chief for the 1971 war crimes.

Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif approves death sentences of 11 terrorists

Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif approves death sentences of 11 terrorists

Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has approved the death sentences of 11 convicts after completion of their trials by military tribunals.

Grave robber in China sentenced to death

Today's ruling given by Chaoyang City Intermediate People's Court in Liaoning Province sentenced 22 members of the gang.

German bakery blast: Bombay HC commutes convict Himayat Baig's death sentence to life

German bakery blast: Bombay HC commutes convict Himayat Baig's death sentence to life

The court commuted Baig's sentence to life for possession of explosives, while acquitting him on the rest nine charges.

Bangladesh`s top court upholds Islamist leader`s death sentence for war crimes

Bangladesh`s highest court on Tuesday upheld the death sentence of a top Islamist leader and business tycoon for war crimes, clearing the way for his execution within months.

11 sentenced to death for killing woman in West Bengal

11 sentenced to death for killing woman in West Bengal

A West Bengal court on Thursday awarded the death sentence to 11 people charged with murdering a 38-year-old housewife.

VHP for death sentence to illegal infiltrators from Bangladesh

The VHP on Wednesday demanded amendment of the Foreign Citizen Act so that death sentence to illegal infiltrators from Bangladesh can be awarded and also to check infiltration and deport them.

Bangladesh upholds death sentence for top Islamist leader

Bangladesh`s highest court on Wednesday upheld the death sentence against the leader of the country`s largest Islamist party for crimes during its 1971 independence struggle.

Seven get death sentence for raping, killing mentally-challenged Nepali woman in Haryana

Seven get death sentence for raping, killing mentally-challenged Nepali woman in Haryana

The court of additional district and sessions judge Seema Singhal ordered capital punishment to all seven men who were convicted last Friday in the gang rape and murder case.

Seven get death for raping, killing mentally-challenged Nepali woman in Haryana

A special court in Haryana's Rohtak town sentenced seven men to death for raping a mentally-challenged Nepali woman.

Six sentenced to death for brutal murders of children in Bangladesh

The 28-minute video showed the boy screaming for help, cried for water and begged for his life while the killers laughed and jeered at him as he cried out "somebody please save me".

Nitish Katara killing: SC declines death sentence plea

The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a plea by Neelam Katara seeking enhancement of sentence to death for Vishal and Vikas Yadav.

2006 Mumbai train blasts: Five sentenced to death, seven get life term

A court on Wednesday sentenced five people to death for a series of blasts that ripped through packed trains in Mumbai in 2006, killing 188 people.

7/11 Mumbai train blasts: Prosecution seeks death for 8 convicts, sentencing on Sep 30

7/11 Mumbai train blasts: Prosecution seeks death for 8 convicts, sentencing on Sep 30

The prosecution in the Mumbai serial train blasts case on Wednesday pressed for death sentence for eight convicts, while demanding life imprisonment for four others.