Mathurai jail settingready to hang a woman for the first time in independance india
Shabnam Case Amroha Story: No mercy! Horrific! This woman to be hanged till death - What did she do?
Shabnam, 25 then with a double MA, wanted to marry Saleem, a class VI dropout, but her family did not want her to. Both were sentenced to death in 2010 by the sessions court in Amroha in UP, where they are from. Over the next 11 years, Shabnam went to the Allahabad high court, the Supreme Court, the President and then the Supreme Court (SC) again. In January last year, her review petition was dismissed by the SC. However, she has not exhausted all judicial remedies.
The Mathura district jail has started preparations to hang a woman for the first time in independent India. Shabnam Ali, 38, was convicted of killing seven members of her family -her mother, father, two brothers, sister-in-law, cousin and 10-month-old nephew -by serving them milk laced with sedatives and then slitting their throats.