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Court commutes Peruvian’s death sentence to life

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By YURI KAGEYAMA

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Huh? Why?

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The Peruvian killer used insanity defense and it worked. Let’s see if the prosecutors will appeal the high court’s decision to the Supreme Court.

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Wow! Was like the Holloween the movie !!!

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The Peruvian killer used insanity defense and it worked

No it didn’t. He’s in jail for murder.

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MeiyouwentiToday 07:44 am JST

The Peruvian killer used insanity defense and it worked

The killer is schizophrenic. He's out of his mind.

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"The killer is schizophrenic. He's out of his mind"

and that is why he needs to hang.

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what’s the point of death penalty anyway?

glad Japan is commuting more and more death penalties.

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what’s the point of death penalty anyway?

Justice for the victim and the victim's family.

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The Peruvian killer used insanity defense and it worked. Let’s see if the prosecutors will appeal the high court’s decision to the Supreme Court

it's difficult and almost pointless to enlighten people on some issues. Only those who've gone through that experience can understand.. I remember at the time, when the news broke, saying twice, this man did the killings by guidance from authorities. The authorities made those conditions and enabled knowing the possibilities of the results. I know this is strong but I stand by my words because I was almost there myself. Preposterous? some things do seem so sometimes. Not this one.

They got him there. I know.

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Prosecutors had argued that Nakada was aware of what he was doing.

Or maybe not. Paranoid schizophrenia runs in the family. His brother and sister also suffer from the condition.

Pedro Pablo Nakada, the most prolific serial killer in Peruvian history. Pedro Pablo Nakada murdered 25 people in the city of Huaral outside Lima between 2005 and 2006. After his arrest he told police God told him to cleanse the population, prompting the nickname “Apostle of Death.”

https://perureports.com/peruvian-man-arrested-for-killing-six-in-japan/2223/

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Whether he hangs from the noose or is locked away for the rest of his living days. As long as he'll never be allowed to harm any more innocent people, that's what matters the most.

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Always speaking wisdom.....that’s definitely a matter of opinion.

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The “eye for an eye” logic is good for countries like Saudi Arabia.

In developed society people apply reasons and the rule of law. And law is neutral.

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In developed society people apply reasons and the rule of law.

Give it a go then. What's your reason for not killing a man who killed 6 innocent people?

I think he should hang. My reason is that a person should either make up for their criminal actions or, if they can't, they should be punished at a level equivalent to their crime. In this case, he killed 6 people. He took away their right to life. Can he make up for this? No. What is the equivalent level of punishment, then, for his crimes? Death.

Try to change my mind.

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If any of my children were killed, I would gain no satisfaction from the execution of their killer. That would erase all from memory. I would gain greater satisfaction in the continuing history of a killer locked up for life, and when he dies, probably after my death - and hopefully, with a clearer idea of his crimes - the story would once again become known.

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Executions in Japan are by hanging

That would be perfectly fit for the terrible crimes he committed.

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I would gain no satisfaction from the execution of their killer

Would you get satisfaction from the killer getting parole after 17-20 years? Because life sentence these days means just about that. And so-called progressives are pushing the envelope even further with all the BS about rehabilitation. Slaps on the back and sympathy for the guy who stole the life from your daughter.

Sobhow would you feel if the guy got out in 17 for “good behavior?”

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Would you get satisfaction from the killer getting parole after 17-20 years? Because life sentence these days means just about that. And so-called progressives are pushing the envelope even further with all the BS about rehabilitation. Slaps on the back and sympathy for the guy who stole the life from your daughter.

I recently read something that struck me profoundly. Having had your loved one killed totally engrosses you to your loss and paths for vengeance. This article was about the pain the killer's parents go through, knowing that they brought forth a monster. That, the life-seed from their loins is a life-taker ! That gave me quite a point to chew on. I ask you, what would you rather be ? The parent of the victim or the killer's parents?

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The death penalty needs to be abolished in Japan.

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I ask you, what would you rather be ? The parent of the victim or the killer's parents?

Nice dodge. You have no logic for your answer, something you specifically demand from the law, so you decide to take the argument on a tangent.

My point is that nobody can logically explain why the death penalty needs to be abolished. Case in point:

@Michael Reed

The death penalty needs to be abolished in Japan.

Why? Can NOBODY explain this in a reasonable/logical manner?

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Why? Can NOBODY explain this in a reasonable/logical manner?

Because a certain percentage of those executed are innocent.

The cost - the life of even one wrongly executed innocent - is not worth the the death penalty. What specifically about the death penalty could ever make it worth the life of innocents?

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I ask you, what would you rather be ? The parent of the victim or the killer's parents?

The real question is which you would least like to be: The parent of the victim, the parent of the killer, or the parent of an innocent person wrongly found guilty then executed?

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Because a certain percentage of those executed are innocent.

How many of them are innocent? One in a million? Would not it be better if they only executed people they are 100 % sure they were guilty? Which I think they do, especially in Japan where they are so anal about double checking everything...

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