Justice Ministry wants tougher sentences

The Justice Ministry has proposed that Slovakia’s maximum prison term be changed from 15 years to life in jail without parole. The ministry also proposes a ‘three strikes’ system in which people convicted of three violent crimes be jailed for life without parole. The bill goes today for first reading in parliament.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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