Beant Singh assassin to be hanged on 31st March

A Chandigarh sessions court today ordered that Balwant Singh Rajoana, convicted for assassinating former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh, be hanged on the 31st of this month in Patiala central jail. The Court returned the death warrant of Rajoana to the superintendent of Patiala jail for execution on 31st March.
Earlier, Patiala Jail Superintendent had returned these warrants twice to the Court, saying that it was not possible for him to execute the orders to hang Rajoana. The Jail Superintendent had filed a petition in this regard on which the Court had reserved its judgment on Monday.

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