CHECHNYA CARRIES OUT FIRST EXECUTION.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 3 Issue: 81
In the first capital punishment case handled by Chechnya’s new Islamic courts, a man convicted of murder has been put to death by an executioner who slit his throat with a dagger. (Itar-Tass, cited by AP, April 23) The execution was screened by Chechen TV.
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