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INDIA: BOMBAY HC COMMUTES DEATH PENALTY OF TWO YOUNG MEN IN BHANDARA ROBBERY AND MURDER CASE

November 11, 2019:

The Nagpur Bench of the Bombay High Court on 5 November 2019 commuted death penalty awarded to two young men convicted for robbery and murder of a woman and for injuring her minor son. The sentence in the case was commuted to life imprisonment due to lack of evidence and in view of their socio economic status.
A Division Bench of Justices P N Deshmukh and Pushpa Ganediwala refused to confirm death sentence as pleaded by the State and partly allowed the appeal made by 22-year-old convicts Amir Ajaj Shaikh and Sachin Kundlik Raut from Bhandara district. The appellants were working as Air-Conditioner mechanics in Bhandara town.
It was a case of the prosecution that on 30 July 2015, both the appellants committed house trespass and robbed the house of a local businessman Dayaji Bariya. In doing so, they murdered his wife with and attempted to kill their 8-year-old son Bhavya, claimed the Bhandara Police. The convicts were accused of having used the hammer to hit the head of Bariya's wife, leading to her death.

(Sources: barandbench.com, 11/11/2029)

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SRI LANKA: DRUG TRAFFICKER KALU THUSHARA SENTENCED TO DEATH
SUDAN: THREE MEN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR MURDER
IRAN: SEVEN PRISONERS HANGED IN KERMANSHAH, KASHAN
ZAMBIA: GOV'T SAYS READY FOR TALKS TO ABOLISH DEATH PENALTY
SRI LANKA: SUPREME COURT EXTENDS STAY ORDER AGAINST IMPLEMENTING DEATH PENALTY
NIGERIA: WOMAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING CO-WIFE, SEVEN STEP CHILDREN
SOMALIA: COURT-MARTIAL SENTENCES SOLDIER TO DEATH FOR MURDER
INDIA: HC CONFIRMS DEATH PENALTY FOR FIVE FROM AHMEDNAGAR FOR KILLING THREE DALIT MEN
IRAN: MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR ā€˜INSULTING THE PROPHET OF ISLAMā€™
USA: SUPREME COURT RULING HALTS SCHEDULED FEDERAL EXECUTIONS
SOMALIA: POLICEMAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING
MALAYSIA: THREE GET DEATH PENALTY FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING
TENNESSEE (USA): LEE HALL EXECUTED IN THE ELECTRIC CHAIR
EGYPT: 4 SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING 3 POLICEMEN IN 2016 ROBBERY
JAPAN: HIGH COURT CHANGES PERUVIAN MAN'S DEATH SENTENCE TO LIFE IN PRISON
INDIA: SC STAYS EXECUTION OF DEATH PENALTY OF CONVICT IN RAJASTHAN BOMB BLAST CASE
PAKISTAN: ANTI-TERRORISM COURT HANDS DOWN DEATH PENALTY TO FACILITATOR IN DATA DARBAR SUICIDE BLAST CASE
IRAN: WOMAN EXECUTED FOR KILLING ā€˜ATTEMPTED RAPISTā€™
BANGLADESH: THREE JMB MEN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING AN OPERATIVE OF THE SAME OUTFIT IN CHAPAINAWABGANJ
SUDAN: RSF OFFICER SENTENCED TO DEATH BY HANGING FOR KILLING CIVILIAN IN EL GENEINA
PAKISTAN: ATC HANDS DEATH TO FOUR MURDERERS OF 20 PERSONS
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