"The appellant (Mohammed Afzal Guru), who is a surrendered militant and who was bent upon repeating the acts of treason against the nation, is a menace to society and his life should become extinct. Accordingly, we uphold the death sentence," the apex court ruled."He's a man of extinction.
India is very sparing about performing executions (far less per capita than the USA), so we can take it they jolly well believed they had a great reason to choose that remedy. This is one of the “people they could do without that never would be missed.”