Crimes of Passion and the State of Emergency

[New Era]Windhoek -The call to declare a state of emergency over crimes of passion holds no water, so is the mounting call for the death penalty. “No court or tribunal has the power to impose a sentence of death. The Constitution further prohibits executions in Namibia,” said President Hifikepunye Pohamba referring to Article 6 of the Namibian Constitution, that says the right to life shall be respected and protected. Regarding a state of emergency, constitutional expert Professor Nico Horn says imposing a state of emergency