MOSCOW, 28 APR – RIA Novosti. The Parliament of Chad has removed the death penalty from the national anti-terrorist legislation, according to local newspaper Al Wihda.

For abolishing the death penalty voted 155 deputies in the National Assembly in the absence of votes against and abstentions.

Position on capital punishment was attached to the anti-terrorism act in 2015 after a series of attacks in the capital of Chad, n’djamena. In September of this year were shot ten militants radical group “Boko Haram”.

it did not provide other reasons for the use of capital punishment.

the Radical Islamist group Boko Haram, whose members oppose the Western model of education and achieve the introduction of Sharia law throughout the country most active in Nigeria. Militants commit attacks in neighboring countries: Niger, Cameroon and Chad.