Capital Punishment in India: An Analysis

  • Mahima Pandey
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  • Mahima Pandey

    Student at Gujarat National Law University, India

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Capital Punishment is given by court when there is no remedy available to the victim it means that rarest of rare case. There is procedure which is given in CRPC and under IPC under which crime is mentioned for which capital punishment given. Parliamentary debate on the bill of death penalty. The International convent on civil and political right there is Second Optional Protocol”. Argument for death penalty. Article 21of Indian Constitution violating by death penalty. Law commission report on death penalty that except terrorism related crime this penalty abolish. There is report on the death penalty which is National Crime Records Bureau. There is another report on death penalty which is Annual statistics report 2019. Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act, 2019,in this punishment extend to life imprisonment and also liable to fine or death sentence. In India there is some act came in this regard like Shakti Act 2020 on death Penalty in sexual offence in Maharashtra, Disha Act, 2019 in Andhra Pradesh. Women on Death Row is very interesting thing in India, There is one case Seema Gavit and Renuka Shinde they are sister called serial killer sisters. They were kidnapping and killing five children. They were charged with “nine murders and thirteen cases of kidnapping”. There is one another case recently in which women awarded with capital punishment, Amroha murder case in this case Shabnam and Salim who are lover and they murdered seven people of her family in April 14-15 in 2008 in Uttar Pradesh district Amroha, they lived in small village Bawankheri


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 3, Page 1195 - 1202


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