Two murder convicts executed in Japan have been executed It was implemented on Thursday, ignoring the call of international human rights groups to abolish their death penalty. Ministry of Justice said this. News AFP
Since 1923, after the conservative Prime Minister Shinzo Abe came to power, a total of 19 people were executed.
According to the news, Masakatusu Nishikawa (61) was convicted and sentenced to death for killing four women who owns a bar in Japan in 1991. In 2011, Sumed (34) was given the same sentence for killing a female colleague.
It is to be noted that, only in Japan and the United States, there are still death penalty punishments implemented among the developed countries.
Government spokesman Yoshihid Suga said that Justice Minister Katsushoshi Kaneda approved the execution of the two accused. Source: BSS.