Prosecutor General speaks in favour of death penalty
Belarusian Prosecutor General Ryhor Vasilevich believes that grave crimes should be punished with the death penalty.
‘In 2009 2 persons have been sentenced to capital punishment in Belarus. The measure is severe, but fair,’ declared Mr.Vasilevich at a press-conference in Minsk.
Speaking on the reasonableness of the verdicts, Prosecutor General said that one of them was passed to the murder of 7 elderly women in Drahichyn district, the other being the case of double murder as a result of a holdup, Interfax reports.