But some shrewd fellows had doubted, all along, whether a young lady would be quite so desperate at the hanging of a rich old uncle.
Certain it is, however, that he rushed forward, prostrated a sturdy Irishman with the butt end of his whip, and found--not indeed hanging on the St.
These things attended to, and the hangings draped once more about the couch that they might hide the gruesome thing beneath, the girl once more threw her arms about the Englishman's neck and dragged him toward the soft and luxurious pillows above the dead man.
Here she drew back one of the hangings, revealing a little niche behind, into which she shoved the Englishman and dropped the hangings before him, effectually hiding him from observation from the rooms beyond.
Yet with the gruesome experiences of the day behind him, he could not but momentarily expect some insane outbreak from beyond the hangings.
He found he could so arrange the hangings that a very narrow slit between two of them permitted him to watch the actions of those in the alcove without revealing himself or increasing his liability of detection.
It was evident then to him that she was betraying him, and without further loss of time he turned his back toward the hangings and commenced a rapid examination of his hiding place.
Javed Abbasi said the committee would see whether there was a need to change the penal code in the presence of rules for public hanging
Chairman Committee put the question before the special invitees and the members that whether the existing mechanism for hanging
such criminals is sufficient or amendments should be made in Prison Rules or Pakistan Penal Code to provide for public hangings
The committee chairman presented the question of whether the existing mechanism for hanging
such criminals is sufficient or amendments should be made in Prison Rules or PPC to provide for public hangings
before the special invitees and the members.
The Senate Standing Committee has already allowed the public hanging
of people involved in such crimes.
Detailed postmortem examinations conducted in all the cases of hanging
and also all external and internal findings were noted and studied.