Hangman

  • Kasab hangman paid Rs 5,000, identity kept secret November 21, 2012

    Pune: The hangman who executed Ajmal Kasab at Yerwada prison on Wednesday was paid Rs 5,000 for the job but his identity kept a secret. The hangman was also kept in the dark on the identity of the death row convict till a few minutes before the execution which marked...
  • Pregnant woman gives birth while hanging February 27, 2008

    Port Moresby: A Papua New Guinea woman gave birth prematurely as she struggled to free herself from a hangman's noose, after villagers lynched her and her husband believing they were involved in sorcery, local media reported. Nolan Yekum and her husband Paul were lynched in Kilip village in the jungle-clad western...
  • Hangman's daughter in-law hangs self June 20, 2007

    Kolkata: Nata Mullick hanged criminals with pride and calmly all his life. But was shaken by the enactment of his chilling job at home as his daughter-in-law committed suicide. Uma, the 36-year-old daughter-in-law of Mullick, ended her life on Saturday morning, police said. The 87-year-old hangman, who shot into fame...
  • Hangman's relative hangs herself May 26, 2007

    New Delhi: Hangman Nata Mullick's daughter-in-law hanged herself to death from a ceiling fan at her residence in Kolkata on Saturday, police said. Thirty-five-year old Uma Mullick was reportedly suffering from a brain disease and was said to be suffering from depression due to that. The body has been sent for post...
  • Bored to death hangman turns actor November 26, 2006

    Kolkata: Nata Mullick, a hangman with 25 cases to his credit, including a rape and murder convict two years ago, has been roped in by a theatre group for his talent in histrionics. "Enough of hanging. I have other abilities too, which I could not put to use earlier," Mullick, who...
  • A hangman gets paid Rs 1,500 to kill October 13, 2006

    Meerut: The only mark of a hangman in a small house in Meerut are the ropes Mammu Singh once picked up from jail to fix his cot. The hands that have sealed many fates are busy this Thursday tending to his grandchildren. Forty years as the Government's official executioner and...
  • Meerut's Mammu to hang Afzal October 12, 2006

    New Delhi: All arrangements are in place by Tihar Jail authorities in Delhi to hang Mohammad Afzal Guroo on October 20, for his role in the December 13, 2001 terror attack on the Indian Parliament. Meerut's Mammu, the son of India's most infamous hangman Kalu, will execute Afzal, highly placed...