• Campaigns

India: Further information on death penalty

, Index number: ASA 20/001/1997

Gantela Vijayavardhana Rao, aged 25, Satuluri Chalapathi Rao, aged 24: On 20 January 1997 the Supreme Court disposed of the petition seeking commutation of the death sentences given to the above men. Justice Anand and Justice Majmudar extended the stay of execution for a further four weeks pending the decision of the President.

Choose a language to view report