The new Penal Code provides for a stricter sentence, which after consultation on the conclusion of the drafting committee will be given for public consultation.
As the Deputy Minister of Justice, George Kotsiras, pointed out to ANT1, the new Penal Code must have a duration so that we do not find ourselves in a few years in need of new changes.
He made it known that in addition to tightening penalties for certain categories of crimes, Those who have committed heinous crimes will spend more time in prison. "Our will is to increase their stay in prison" he said characteristically and noted that for the specific crimes the bracelet is "cut".
Alongside, noted that it will increase by 16 years after which a person can apply for release from prison when he has been sentenced to life imprisonment. In fact, at a time when the conversation had started about the possible time of imprisonment of the husband killer in Glyka Nera, if he is sentenced to life imprisonment and no mitigating circumstances are recognized.,
also, change the criteria for how the parole assessment will be carried out.
End, with regard to offenses against minors, Mr.. Kotsiras stressed that the statute of limitations for such crimes is suspended, while ex-officio prosecution for offenses against minors will be provided.