Trump intends to seek the death penalty, Tsarnaev
The US President Donald trump said that the Federal government will seek the death penalty for terrorist Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Tsarnaev was convicted of planning and implementation with his brother Tamerlan of the 2013 terrorist attack at the marathon in Boston - then, three people were killed and over 280 were injured. On Friday the court of appeal overturned the verdict Tsarnaev.
"Hardly anyone deserved the death penalty more than Boston terrorist Dzhokhar tsarnaev. The court agreed that it "was one of the worst terrorist attacks in the country since the atrocities of September 11." However, the appeals court overturned the death sentence," wrote trump on Twitter.
"The Federal government must once again seek the death penalty in revising this part of the original trial. Our country cannot afford to leave such appeal the decision in force. In addition, it is ridiculous that the process takes so much time!", - the President added.
The appellate court agreed with the defense's argument that the trial of Tsarnaev in the Boston prevented to select an impartial jury in the case. In addition, the court found the erroneous actions of a judge, sentencing Tsarnaev, for three minor charges relating to illegal possession of weapons during Commission of crime. On these points tsarnaev is justified.
After the decision of the court of Appeal the case to the lower district court to hold a new process at the stage of sentencing.
The court of Appeal's decision can be appealed to an expanded panel of the appeals court and ultimately to reach the Supreme court of the United States.