Indian-origin death-row Convict Execution date set for February 23


WASHINGTON: Indian-American prisoner Raghunandan Yandamuri execution date has been fixed by local correctional officials for Feb 23. The culprit was issued death penalty for abducting and slaying 61-year-old aged Indian woman and her minor grand-daughter.

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The accused is expected to get a remission due to 2015 stay on death penalty by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf.

Raghunandan Yandamuri is the foremost Indian-American to witness death penalty.

The reports stated that culprit had arrived to the United States on H-1B visa. He pursued electrical and computer science engineering. Yandamuri mislaid his plea in April 2017

As per the report, Wolf levied a suspension on the death penalty in year 2015. State authorities are in anticipation of the consequences of a study carried out by the Pennsylvania Task Force, Advisory Committee on Capital Punishment.

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Since 20 years, Pennsylvania has not noticed any capital punishments.