Miloni Bhatt | Sunday June 9, 2013
A local court has awarded death penalty to a man from Navi Mumbai for raping and killing a five-year-old girl in January this year.
Associated Press | Monday June 3, 2013
An Egyptian court official says five foreigners including a British sailor have been sentenced to death after being convicted of drug smuggling.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 29, 2013
A 28-year-old Indian man has been sentenced to death by a UAE court for murdering an Indian woman by slitting her throat and then fleeing with her jewellery.
Press Trust of India | Friday May 17, 2013
A Fast Track Court here today awarded death sentence to a youth for killing his fiancee and life imprisonment to his friend for helping him in the crime.
Agence France-Presse | Friday May 17, 2013
A businesswoman in China has been sentenced to death for defrauding her clients of around 70 million dollars in an investment scam, state media reported Friday as authorities crack down on illegal banking.
Press Trust of India | Thursday May 16, 2013
A Malaysian couple was sentenced to 24 years jail each for starving their 24-year-old Cambodian maid to death last year.
Reuters | Wednesday May 15, 2013
A Philadelphia doctor avoided the possibility of the death penalty for murdering babies during late-term abortions by agreeing not to appeal his convictions, and he was sentenced on Tuesday to life in prison, the city prosecutor said.
Press Trust of India | Thursday May 9, 2013
Two Pakistani men, who clubbed an Indian national to death following quarrel over buying liquor, have been sentenced to five years in jail by a Dubai court.
Associated Press | Thursday May 9, 2013
A Bangladesh tribunal convicted a top Islamic party politician Thursday of atrocities stemming from the nation's 1971 independence war and sentenced him to death.
Associated Press | Thursday May 2, 2013
A man convicted of killing a 6-month-old as he raped her was executed on Wednesday despite his arguments that he never meant to hurt her.
Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday May 1, 2013
The Supreme Court has commuted the death sentence of a murderer to life imprisonment on the grounds that the President's office took too long to reject his petition seeking mercy.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 1, 2013
The Singapore High Court will hear arguments from lawyers of an Indian national and a Malaysian on death row under a revised law that gives judges discretion to impose either death penalty or life imprisonment on certain categories of murder.
Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Thursday April 18, 2013
DMK chief M Karunanidhi has asked the Centre to reconsider the death sentence awarded to three people in the Rajiv Gandhi Assassination case and four associates of sandalwood dacoit Veerappan, all currently lodged in Tamil Nadu jails.
Reported by Rashmi Rajput; Edited by Janaki Fernandes | Thursday April 18, 2013
A court in Pune has sentenced key accused Mirza Himayat Baig in the 2010 German Bakery blast case to death, calling it the 'rarest of rare' case.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 16, 2013
Iraq put 21 men to death on Tuesday, a senior justice ministry official told AFP, the latest in a series of mass executions that have drawn international condemnation.