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Shabnam gave birth to a son on 14 December 2008 while in jail.
- Shabnam is in Rampur jail, killing seven people of his family
For the first time in the country, the death sentence for a female criminal has been postponed. Shabnam’s death warrant killing seven people of her family together with her lover could not be issued from Amroha’s court. Shabnam’s lawyer told the court that 3 days ago, he sent his mercy petition to Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandi Ben Patel. A death warrant cannot be held until a mercy petition is decided. Government advocate Faujdari Mahavir Singh said that the death warrant will be decided only after the mercy petition is reported.
Mercy petition sent to the Governor through the jailor
Shabnam, lodged in Rampur jail, had given an application to the jail superintendent for mercy petition through his lawyer. The jail superintendent has sent that application to the governor. It goes on to say that the President has already rejected Shabnam’s mercy petition.
Fainted by giving medicine, then was axed
Shabnam, a resident of Babankhedi village in Amroha, along with her lover Salim, murdered her father Shaukat Ali, mother Hashmi, brother Anees Ahmed, his wife Anjum, niece Rabia and brother Rashid besides Anees’s 10-month-old son Arsh on 15 April 2008. Had done it. All were first rendered unconscious by giving medicine and after this, except Arsh, the others were cut with an ax. Shabnam stabbed Arsh and killed him. Investigation revealed that Shabnam was pregnant, but the family were not ready for her marriage to Salim. For this reason, Shabnam met the lover Salim and put the whole family to sleep.
Shabnam gave birth to her son in jail
Shabnam gave birth to a son on 14 December 2008 while in jail. His son stayed with him in jail. On 15 July 2015, his son came out of jail, after which Shabnam handed over the son to Usman Saifi and his wife. Usman is a college friend of Shabnam, a journalist in Bulandshahr.