We are lenient to murderers

2017-05-25 06:00

The sadistic manner in which women are killed is totally unacceptable.

We have become the murder capital of the world. Violent crime continues unabated in Mzansi. The murders are a graphic reminder that we live in a morally sick society.

This culture of violence brings with it a class of cruel people who believe they are entitled to determine the value of other humans.

There’s mounting evidence that our violent society’s disregard for human life has wrought unspeakable tragedy.

We are grimly reminded that the absence of ethics results in the destruction of human life.

There are a few important reasons why each civilised state governed by law should impose the severest judgement on such heinous crimes.

There are certain circumstances in which the death penalty is essential to stop people from killing innocent souls.

Harsh punishment should be viewed as one instrument among many in the fight for a more righteous and better world.

It is important to have the strength to place ourselves in the shoes of the victims. The voice of the victim.

A lost human life can only be fully compensated through the maximum penalty. The punishment must fit the crime.

Fanele Batwa Parklands

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