Death penatly in India

The death penalty exists by law in India and is both sentenced and carried out.

Even if there have been no executions since 2015, the government has not yet decided to prohibit them legally. In 2016 no executions have been carried out in India. In the same year 136 death penalties were sentenced.

A total of at least 3 executed death sentences is estimated for the past 10 years. With these amounts India takes place on rank 35 of the world.

Death penatly by country

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Executions 2007 - 2016

Death sentences 2007 - 2016