#PODCAST: Department of Justice say the #deathpenalty WILL NOT be reinstated in South Africa

SABC News and Current Affairs — By Newsbreak Producer Taresh Harreeparshad - The death penalty will not be reinstated in South Africa. That's the official word from the Department of Justice at this stage. There have been growing calls for the implementation of the death penalty for those found guilty of crimes against women. This follows widespread protests following horrific incidents of crime against women - most notably after the rape and murder of University of Cape Town student Uyinene Mrwetyana. Department of Justice spokesperson Chrispin Phiri says the focus should rather be on over-hauling the criminal justice system to handle gender based violence cases better...