She also, simultaneously, tries to enter the minds of the death row inmates and findS out why and what they did. Death penalty in China is awarded to 55 different types of crimes – some of these are murder, treason, armed rebellion, bribery and smuggling. Another 13-type of crimes have been removed from the list – these are frauds with VAT, smuggling of relics and credit fraud.
However, the TV show ‘Interview before Execution’ deals only those convicted of murder. Of course, there are not such a huge number of death-row inmates in India and such a program would not succeed. But – TV producers in India are an innovative lot – they can suitably modify the script to suit the Indian audience and its taste.
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