Palace thumbs down the reimposition of the death penalty

The Palace has thumbed down calls to revive the death penalty, saying the country’s justice system has to undergo reforms first to make sure only the guilty are sentenced to death.

The Palace has thumbed down calls to revive the death penalty, saying the country’s justice system has to undergo reforms first to make sure only the guilty are sentenced to death.

 

"Kung sigurado na po tayo na lahat ng mapapatawan niyan ay talagang may sala, pwede po. Ngunit doon po sa sistema natin ngayon na...wala po talagang kasiguruhan kung 'yung nabibigyan po ng ganyang sentensya ay talagang may sala ay huwag po muna. Hindi pa po muna tayo... Wala pa po tayong kumpyansang ibalik," Deputy Spokesperson Abigail Valte says in a report by Efren Montano of Journal Online.

 

The death of 20-year-old Cyrish Magalang, who was found to have been stabbed 49 times, in Bacoor, Cavite has spurred renewed calls for the reimposition of the death penalty. Two men who have confessed their involvement in Magalang’s death are already in police custody.

 

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