India

Current Death Penalty Status: Retentionist

Method of execution: Hanging (or shooting under the Army Act 1950)

Reported Executions Reported Death Sentences
2013

1*

+
2012

1

78+

2011

0

110+

2010

0

105+

2009

0

50+

2008

0

70+

2007

0

100+

2006

0

40

ADPAN Members in India:

*As of 25 June 2013
Note:
Executions resumed in 2012, following eight years of no executions (2004-2012)
Names of those executed since 2004:

  • Ajmal Kasab (November 2012), a Pakistani national
  • Afzal Guru (February 2013), a Kashmiri

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