First women to be hanged after India's Independence; Find out what she did

  • In 2008, Shabnam, brutally murdered 7 of her family members with an axe, with the help of her lover. Supreme Court upheld her death sentence and the President has also rejected her mercy petition.

  • Shabnam will be hanged to death in Uttar Pradesh's only single female hangout in Mathura and preparations have been commenced for the same. Pawan Jallad, who hanged Nirbhaya's accused, has also inspected the hanging house twice. The date of the hanging is not fixed yet.

  • The first female hanging house was built in Mathura jail almost 150 years ago, but no woman has been hanged since Independence.


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