Article 140 of the Penal Code

  Penal Code

1. The murder will be punished with reviewable permanent imprisonment when any of the following circumstances occur:

1st That the victim is under sixteen years of age, or is a particularly vulnerable person due to age, illness or disability.

2nd That the act was subsequent to a crime against sexual freedom that the perpetrator had committed on the victim.

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3rd That the crime had been committed by someone belonging to a criminal group or organization.

2. to convict A murderer who has been convicted of the death of more than two people will receive a reviewable permanent prison sentence. In this case, the provisions of letter b) of section 1 of the article 78 bis and in letter b) of section 2 of the same article.

art 140 cp

Article 140 of the Penal Code Spanish refers to the penalty of reviewable permanent imprisonment for the crime of murder and the circumstances in which this penalty can be applied, being these: victim under 16 years of age or with a disability, a crime against sexual freedom, or crimes for belonging to a criminal group.