Most death penalty cases in 2022 involved sexual offences, highest number of death row prisoners since 2016: Report

A report by NLU Delhi's Project39A revealed that 165 death penalties were awarded by trial courts, with those in Gujarat alone accounting for 51.
Death Penalty Statistics 2022
Death Penalty Statistics 2022

In 2020, majority of the cases for which death penalty was imposed involved sexual offences, revealed a report by Project39A, a collective that works on death penalty cases in India. 

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