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Dhananjoy's last wish -- sweets and curd

August 14, 2004 08:40 IST

Sweets and curd -- this was the last wish of rapist-murderer Dhananjoy Chatterjee before he stepped onto the gallows early on Saturday morning.

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Inspector General of Police (Prisons) Joydev Chakraborty told waiting newsmen emerging from the high-security Alipore Central Jail, where the convict was hanged at 0430 IST,that Dhananjoy was calm and composed.

Dhananjoy's wish, however, to donate his eyes remained unfulfilled as his family refused to give its consent.

''Dhananjoy bathed by himself inside his cell and then offered prayers. He was given a new shirt and pyjamas as per his wish, which he wore to the gallows,'' Chakraborty said.

Dhananjoy was sentenced to death for raping and murdering a 14-year-old girl in Kolkata in 1990.

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Number of User Comments: 25

Sub: Sinners are answerable to spirit of Dhananjoy!

If the government and the people who made so much noise against Dhananajoy, don't make other multiple rapists and murderers to pronounce their last wish ...

Posted by B.Gautam

Sub: The great Media Flash

Kudos to the mediaa for making such a hype out of Dhananjoy's case . I am sure , had it not the media , Dhananjoy ...

Posted by satish Choudhary

Sub: Capital punishment is a crime in itself

Killing is a crime,Whether we(our governement) do it or the criminals do it.Death sentence should be a anachronism in a democracy

Posted by Bhanu Prasad

Sub: Dastardly

I woke up at wee hours Saturday looked at my watch the time was 4:40am...An uneasy feeling draped me. Here I was sleeping in controlled ...

Posted by Amitdyuti Sengupta

Sub: i think either dhanajoy must not be hanged

i think he must not be hanged or else all culprits under same rape and murder cases must also be hanged along with him may ...

Posted by sumeet



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