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Halimi: Who raises a hand on women will be sentenced to 20 years imprisonment

Halimi: Who raises a hand on women will be sentenced to 20 years imprisonment

New criminal package comes into effect, Halimi: Who raises a hand on women will be sentenced to 20 years imprisonment

Today, it comes into effect the new criminal package, which according to Minister of Justice, Eduard Halimi ‘ is the toughest of the last 20 years’. During a press conference, Minister Halimi highlighted that this package constitutes an added guarantee to the lives of citizens and public safety.

“Anyone who raises a hand on policemen and who will kill for blood feud must be aware of receiving a sentence not less than 30 years imprisonment up to life imprisonment”, the Minister of Justice emphasized.“Anyone who raises a hand on women must be aware of receiving a sentence to 20 years imprisonment up to life imprisonment and must know well that nobody escapes with a lower sentence other than what is provided for in the Criminal Code, excluding any kind of mitigation. Likewise, the sexual violence against minors will be punishable to 25 years imprisonment and for illegal arms possession there will be punishments not less than 7 years up to 15 years imprisonment”, Minister Halimi added.

“By means of this criminal package, the maximum sentence will be 10 years imprisonment without parole for the criminal offense of illegal arms possession, as well as 38 years imprisonment without parole, compared to earlier 25 years imprisonment for a criminal offense such as murder…etc, and in the event when criminal offenses are more than one, the sentence will be life imprisonment without parole”, assuring that “every person who commits a criminal offense will suffer his sentence day after day with no opportunity to deviate, since the day has come to say stop to crime and criminals “, Halimi concluded.

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