Death penalty is the legal obligation of a sentence of death upon a convicted offender. It is another term for capital punishment. it done by means of the electric chair, the gas chamber, lethal injections, the garrotte and hanging are a few of them that are being used worldwide. It carries a dangerous risk of punishing the innocent. This kind of punishment is considered as unethical, barbaric and ineffective deterrent of crime compered to life in prison without bail. The state with death penalty are experiencing higher rate of murders than non-death penalty states (Death Penalty Information Center, 2014). Due to the number of horrific child abuse and murder cases in Namibia some people thought for a introducing the death penalty while other think as not needed. It results on different points of view.