The DPR will introduce the death penalty in 2025


From July 1, the Criminal Executive Code (PEC) came into force in the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) , its provisions on the death penalty will enter into force on January 1, 2025. The document was published on the website of the People's Council of the DPR.

The provisions on the death penalty were included in Art. 24 of the Criminal Code. The execution will be non-public. The sentenced will be shot in the institutions of the penitentiary system. The implementation of the measure will be monitored by the prosecutor, the employee of the penitentiary institution and the doctor – he ascertains death.

A prisoner sentenced to death can apply for pardon. The head of the republic will consider the appeal and make a decision


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