Capital Punishment- A Controversial Issue

Capital Punishment- A Controversial Issue

Narois Arora & Sabiha Tariq
B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) | Faculty of Law, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

In recent times there is much debate on capital punishment. The hanging of Ajmal Kasab, Afzal Guru and Yakub Memon give us a good reason to discuss more about the practice of capital punishment in our country and in other countries as well. Therefore, it is important for us to know that there are number of people who consider capital punishment as inhumane whereas the advocates of capital punishment consider it a just penalty for the crimes such as serial killing, terrorism, murders, etc. However this article deals with number of cases following with laws that are made by various legislative bodies and a remarkable conclusion.

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