Call him hangman or ‘jallad’ but he knows his craft very well. Pawan Kumar is a fourth generation hangman, one of the few dying occupation in the country.
Kumar said, “it takes only a few minutes to kill a person by hanging” in an interview with Vocativ. In the below below, Pawan Kumar describes the entire process of hanging a convict, which according to him takes about 15 minutes or so.
Watch the video and know what Kumar said about the Nibhaya convicts: