Belarus made the first in the new year death penalty. About it writes “Sputnk Belarus”.
Mogilev regional court has sentenced to death two brothers, Ilya and Stanislav Kostenich convicted of murder with special cruelty of his teacher, who lived next door to them.
In April, 2019 in a private house in the city during fire extinguishing rescuers have found the body of 47-year-old housewife. Belarusian law enforcers in hot pursuit established the identity of the suspects in the crime: they were two previously convicted brother, 19 and 21 years, who the day before had an argument with a teacher. The victim was offered to deprive of the parental rights sister of the accused.
19 December 2019 in Belarus, was given a death sentence against Alexander Osipovich, who was convicted in the murder of two women.
Last year in Republic has passed three death sentences. Belarus is the only country in Europe and the CIS, where not abolished the death penalty. In accordance with the criminal legislation of the Republic, the death sentence may be imposed for the most serious crimes, in particular, for the use of weapons of mass destruction, the outbreak of war, genocide, international terrorism, murder, seizure of power, terrorist attack, murder of a law enforcement officer, and treason. The penalty may be assigned only to men aged 18 to 65 years and is produced by firing squad.
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