Punishment of death

PUNISHMENT OF DEATH. The deliberate killing, according to the forms of law,, of a person who has been lawfully convicted of certain crimes. See Capital crimes.

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The punishment of death," replied the Musketeers, in a hollow voice.
On the other hand, a penalty which, in our days, would infer a degree of mocking infamy and ridicule, might then be invested with almost as stern a dignity as the punishment of death itself.
When Shahid Masood asked to apologize and withdraw case, CJP said that this matter would not end with an apology as the applicant made the claims on national TV and asked the court to take notice, prescribing for himself the punishment of death if claims proven false.
I think the Indonesia government, by not carrying out the punishment of death penalty, has shown clemency on a daily basis," he said.
The CBI had filed an appeal in the high court seeking harsher punishment of death for three of the convicted on the ground that they were the main perpetrators of the crime.
Coming to the applicability of PPC Section 376, needless to say that it provides punishment of death or imprisonment of either description for a term which shall not be less than ten years or more than twenty-five years and fine for an accused proved guilty of the offence of rape, however, section 164-B Cr.
Migore said any attempt to charge Raila and organisers of the inauguration with treason will not scare supporters despite the punishment of death.
Also, it is important to recall that most of these offenses that carry the punishment of death penalty enshrined since colonial times.
Although the death penalty, like other forms of punishment, has several good purposes, including deterring others from criminal behavior, preventing the criminal from further crimes, and inducing a criminal to repent, the Church has consistently held that capital punishment is moral simply because some crimes are so heinous as to deserve the punishment of death.
Summary: Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 22 (ANI): With the prosecution commencing the arguments on the sentence to be awarded to the convicts in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, special public prosecutor Deepak Salvi on Thursday said that out of the six, five people will be getting maximum punishment of death.
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Despite stepped up high risk of being caught smuggling drugs into the kingdom and the harsh punishment of death for the offense, the activity seem to go unabated.