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Revival of death penalty sought amid bank heists

Posted by Mai on May 21st, 2008

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Revival of death penalty sought amid bank heists

Thursday, May 22, 2008

Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim called yesterday on Congress to restore the death penalty.

“Only to the real criminals and not the fall guys or on the wrong suspects,” he said in a statement.

Lim offered yesterday cash rewards to the families of policemen killed in encounters with criminals, particularly the two policemen who were killed while responding to a robbery in which P1 million was taken from the victim who was killed after withdrawing money from a bank in Manila.

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