Sport Death penalty. The printed platoon close to be restored in South Carolina
She killed 7 members of her own family while pregnant. Now her son could be orphaned by execution
Shabnam and her lover, Saleem, were found guilty of murdering seven members of her family and sentenced to hang. If she is executed, Shabnam will be first woman given the death penalty in India since 1955. She will leave behind a son, Bittu, who is appealing to the President Ram Nath Kovind to save her life.Sleepily, they emerged from their homes to find a horrific scene of mass murder.
In South Carolina, the House of Representatives has been supportive of the use of the execution platoon in the state for death sentenced. The bill was approved on Wednesday, May 5th.
The, which consists of shooting sentences to death, is close to be added as method of executing the state of southern , to the .
On Wednesday, May 5, the House of Representatives of the State, one of the two bodies of the South Carolina General Assembly, voted in favor of its addition, 66 votes to 43, reports.
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A lack of lethal injections
The Senate, second instance, had previously approved this bill last March, reports the American media.
"To one day of the tenth anniversary of the last execution in the state, the legislative body of South Carolina, frustrated by the inability of the state to obtain lethal injection products, approved a bill. Who would allow the killing of prisoners on the electric chair or by execution platoon ", writes the Death Penalty Information Center in a statement.
The fourth state to reintroduce this method
the state would become the fourth in the United States to reintroduce this method of execution after the Mississippi, Oklahoma and Utah.
Few modifications were made on the text of the bill, reports USA Today. There remains only a last vote in the House of Representatives and a signature of the Senate, for the legislation to be sent to the Republican Governor Henry McMaster. According to US media information, Henry McMaster has already announced its intention to sign it.
Rush to execute Arkansas man comes under scrutiny after DNA revelation .
"This case with Lee is just the latest, most vivid and maybe most tragic example of what happens when you rush to execute," one death penalty expert said.The scheduled back-to-back executions brought the national debate over capital punishment to Arkansas, which had not executed anyone in more than a decade, and revived an outcry over the use of a sedative known as midazolam, which had been tied to a botched execution in Oklahoma in 2014.