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The representatives of the provincial home departments collectively supported the idea of hangings in jail premises.
Ministry of Law also supported the idea that the current mechanism is sufficient and also was of the view that before doing any such legislation, the Supreme Court judgement of 1994 banning public hangings needs to be kept in view.
Punjab Inspector General Prisons also believed it to be not good suggestion in current times, adding that hangings inside the prison are fine.
The standing committee ordered the Law Ministry to submit a report clarifying whether a public execution would violate the Constitution and the Supreme Court order, and whether an amendment to the existing law would be required in order to carry out public hangings.
Islamic Ideology Council (CII) Chairman Dr Qibla Ayaz told the meeting that the CII is of the view that the Prison Rules already provide for a provision of 12 witnesses during hangings. He said that this covers the concept of a public hanging and instead of having a hanging carried out at a public place it should be done within jail premises with witnesses who can range between 3 and 40 years old, according to Islamic provisions.
However, the demands for public hanging of the culprit are a cause of concern.
The death of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell was ruled as a suicide hanging, but when photos of his death scene were released, the amount of blood visible alarmed some fans.
Among them 389 cases were hangings and 7 were ligature strangulations.
In a study, 12 cases of accidental hangings that involved children and the ages of the cases ranged from 6 months to 11 years have been reported.
Mohammad A great number of hangings are waiting to be signed by the Iraqi President Fuad Maasom.
They condemned the hangings as cruel and inhuman, and also raised concerns about the safety of some of the convictions.
HANGING SEQUENCES We go to our school's circular multipurpose room to experience being surrounded by kids' freestyle hangings of hundreds of jackets, lunch boxes and backpacks on hooks.
Torrez presents Myth of the Hanging Tree: Stories of Crime and Punishment in Territorial New Mexico, a close study of various criminal cases that tell of the often gruesome role that legal hangings and lynching's had in enacting frontier justice.
Human rights activists say they have no way of knowing for certain the real reason for a recent wave of hangings in Iran.