Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj

Maharaj speaks on crime, death penalty on Monday

Senior Counsel Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj will on Monday speak about plans he submitted to Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley for the implementation of the death penalty, in accordance with a request made by the prime minister for his assistance.

A statement by Maharaj's office says he will address "the crisis facing the country with the unprecedented upsurge of criminal activities and the widespread insecurity of the population" at a news conference on Monday.