Shabnam, dying row convict in Amroha homicide case, recordsdata contemporary mercy plea earlier than UP Governor Anandiben Patel

New Delhi: Shabnam, a dying row convict within the Amroha homicide case, has filed a contemporary mercy petition earlier than UP Governor Anandiben Patel. She had been convicted of killing seven members of her household after sedating them in April 2008.

Her mercy petition got here whereas preparations are underway on the Mathura Jail to execute her. The Amroha lady was discovered responsible of murdering seven members of her household. Her minor son just lately appealed to President Ram Nath Kovind for clemency.

In 2008, Shabnam alongside together with her lover Saleem had axed to dying seven of her members of the family on the intervening night time of April 14/15. Shabnam, who lived together with her household in Amroha, was in love with Saleem and needed to get married, however her household was against their marriage so the duo deliberate the brutal homicide.

5 days after the sensational murders, she was arrested together with her lover Salim on April 19, 2008. When arrested, Shabnam was seven weeks pregnant. She delivered a child in December 2008.

She has a double MA (English and Geography) diploma and taught on the village major faculty, whereas her lover Salim is a Class VI dropout who labored at a wooden sawing unit exterior Shabnam’s house.

In keeping with the investigation, Shabnam had reported abetted Saleem within the crime as she made her members of the family drink milk laced with sedatives earlier than hacking them to dying. She did not even spare her little nephew who was strangulated to dying.

The District and Periods Courtroom had sentenced the duo to dying on July 14, 2010, however the duo challenged the Periods court docket’s verdict within the Allahabad Excessive Courtroom. The HC too upheld the dying sentence.

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The duo then approached the Supreme Courtroom however the prime court docket upheld the dying sentence in 2015. Since all authorized choices had been exhausted, Shabnam then filed a mercy plea earlier than then President Pranab Mukherjee which was rejected too. In addition they filed a evaluate plea within the Supreme Courtroom.

Lately, Shabnam’s son Taz made an emotional enchantment to President Ram Nath Kovind urging him to revoke his mom’s dying sentence. Taz lives in Sushant Vihar Colony of Bulandshahar along with his custodian Usman Saifi.

The enchantment has come at a time when the dying warrant for her execution on the Mathura Jail is because of be signed anytime.

Shabnam would be the first Indian lady who shall be hanged to dying after India’s independence. The Mathura Jail administration has already began preparations to hold this Uttar Pradesh resident who was discovered responsible of murdering seven members of her household.


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