1800-1859 | Executions | India | Torture

4 JANUARY

INDIAN MAN STRIPPED, FLOGGED, STUFFED WITH PORK AND THEN HUNG [ 4 January 1858 ] On 4 January 1858, Major Harcourt Anson of the Ninth Lancers wrote home to his wife describing how Nazir Khan, a relative of an Indian rebel leader, had suffered in the hours before his execution. ‘He was,’ recalled the Major,…