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Govt agrees to replace mandatory death penalty for drug offence
Published:  Sep 13, 2022 9:58 AM
Updated: 12:11 PM

The government has agreed to replace the death penalty with alternative punishment for 23 offences, including a drug offence which currently carries a mandatory death sentence.

It also agreed to impose a moratorium on the death penalty, affecting 1,337 death row inmates.

This was decided in two meetings chaired by... 

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