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hanging

A method of judicial execution or of committing suicide. Judicial hanging by the drop method causes separation (disarticulation) of the upper neck vertebrae and severance of the spinal cord. Suicidal hanging usually causes death by strangulation.
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Discussing the issue of Zainab murder case, he said there was a demand for hanging of killer of Zainab.
He said that this covers the concept of a public hanging and instead of having a hanging carried out at a public place it should be done in the jail premises with witnesses that can range between 3 and 40 according to Islamic provisions and media can be used to make the public aware of it.
He said that this covers the concept of a public hanging and instead of having a hanging carried out at a public place it should be done within jail premises with witnesses who can range between 3 and 40 years old, according to Islamic provisions.
During 1981 in late Gen Ziaul Haq's tenure the public hanging of a killer and rapist of a young boy, Pappu, had effectively worked as a deterrent for the next 10 years or so.
Out of the 2175 postmortem examination the maximum of 766 were due to poisoning followed by 615 were due to Burns, and 497 were due to road traffic accidents and 101 due to homicide and 75 due to hanging and 37 due to drowning and 6 deaths due to strangulation, and 9 cases due to fatal pressure over the neck, 2 due to smothering and 1 due to Throttling, 1 due to gagging and rest of the deaths due to other causes.
Keywords: Accident, Hanging, Death, Autopsy, Children.
Aims & Objectives: To analyze various demographic and social aspects of hanging.
I WOULD say yes to bringing back hanging in the case of a serial killer, but surely the Pierrepoint brothers must have hung many people who should have not gone to the gallows.
Out come all the reasons again why hanging is the silver bullet for murder - but, of course, those in favour of the death penalty have no idea of what they are really calling for, or who they intend to hang.
He was found hanging from the ceiling fan at around 1.
Children listen intently as I take them back to the "old days," when doing i the laundry was a momentous family occasion: Between the warm, fresh-smelling lines of hanging clothes, I set up the best hiding places and clubhouse.
The semi-official Fars news agency reported that an 11th man, scheduled to be executed in February, witnessed the hanging of the 10.