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Where will Dhananjoy be hanged?

August 12, 2004

A police van leaves Kolkata's Alipore Jail where Dhananjoy Chatterjee will be hanged till death at 4.30 am on Saturday, August 14, 2004.

Dhananjoy Chatterjee was sentenced to death for raping and murdering 14-year-old Hetal Parekh in Kolkata in 1990.

The execution will be India's first in 15 years. The Supreme Court had rejected Chatterjee's last-gasp appeal to escape the gallows.  

Earlier, President A P J Abdul Kalam had rejected Dhananjoy's mercy petition

Photo: Deshkalyan Chowdhury/AFP/Getty Images

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Sub: Hanging of Dhnanjoy

Dhananjoy has been in prison for 14 YEARS, which is a life term and now he is being hanged! I think the verdict and the ...

Posted by Ranjit

Sub: Procedure of hanging

It is a shame to independant India, the country of Mahatma Gandhi where still death penalty is executed by hanging or shooting. Why it can ...

Posted by hemant

Sub: Good decission

I think its a very good decission,by our Earlier President A P J Abdul Kalam & Suprem Court.

Posted by Neeraj

Sub: Dhananjoy

Hi, I think he should be hanged infornt of all the public and this should be showed live on the television so that it will ...

Posted by Mamta Narayan shetty

Sub: Why are we giving Lot Of Importance???????

Why are we giving lot of importance to this case. Guilty should be punished. We should defiitely feel bad Because Our Government and Judicial authorities ...

Posted by Kiran


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