Capital Punishment for Kidnapping, Gang Action, & Highway Robbery [Archives:1998/32/Local News]

August 10 1998

The Government of Yemen issued a new law according to which severe crimes against the state and society will be punished by death. The capital punishment is now going to be applied to crimes such as kidnapping, highway robbery, gang action, etc.
This law is expected to deter many violators. Yemen has recently suffered from a spate of such crimes.