Executions are not carried out in line with the Criminal Procedure Code, which stipulates death-row inmates should be executed within six months after the sentence is finalized.

New Justice Minister Sadakazu Tanigaki. The number of death-row inmates is at its highest since 1949, at 133 as of the end of 2012, according to the Justice Ministry. (Yomiuri Shimbun)

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    Probie

    Are you going to get rid of a load then?

    Start with that fat Aum guy.

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    gaijinfo

    Nice campaign platform: "I hereby promise to kill criminals quicker!"

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    Frungy

    ... then who's going to be arrested? I mean surely one cannot breach the criminal procedure code and then just go, "ooops!"? Surely there has to be SOME sort of criminal charge?

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