Shabnam and her lover Salim from Uttar Pradesh’s Amroha district will be hanged together. On the other hand, after India attained independence, for the first time in the country a female criminal will be given the death sentence.
Who is Shabnam Ali?
Shabnam, the only daughter of Shaukat Ali, a teacher in village Bawankhedi in Hasanpur area of Amroha district, had a love affair with Salim. Shabnam of the Sufi family did a double MA in English and Geography. Her family owned a lot of lands. At the same time, Salim was a fifth standard failure and was a labourer by profession. Therefore, family members were protesting about their relationship.
Shabnam, along with her boyfriend on the night of April 14, 2008, played such a bloody game that the whole country was shaken after hearing it. Shabnam first administered sedation to seven family members, including her parents and 10-month-old nephew. They were cut and killed with an axe.