Tunisian president makes comments supporting death sentence

Tunisia: President Saied makes comments supporting death sentence

Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 08:22 am

Tunisia’s President Kais Saied said he supports the dying penalty after public outrage over a woman’s homicide sparked calls for executions to restart.

Tunisia carried out its ultimate striking in 1991, according to Amnesty International, however loss of life via placing remains on the statute books.

Anyone who kills a individual for no cause deserves the demise penalty,” Saied advised the country’s security council late Monday.

“Every society has its choices, we have our choices and principles, and th_e_ article exists. We will provide him (perpetrator) all the stipulations of self-defence, but if it is proved that he has killed one or extra people, I do not suppose the answer is, like some consider, that the loss of life penalty ought to not be imposed.”

A man used to be arrested after the body of a 29-year-old woman, was discovered last week.

The justice ministry stated that the suspect had in the past been accused in an before murder case that used to be dismissed, without giving further details.