Trinidad’s Prime Minister All For ‘Hanging Bill’

Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar announced yesterday her Government will again be seeking to reintroduce the “hanging bill” next year.

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Persad-Bissessar said the number of murders in the country were “too high” and she would ask Cabinet to reconsider the death penalty.

Persad-Bissessar explained the death penalty has proven to be a deter­rent in the murder rate in other countries.

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