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India: Rape, Cabinet Ministers met over capital punishment introduction

India: Rape, Cabinet Ministers met over capital punishment introduction

Cabinet Ministers met today to sign off an emergency executive order. This move had been effected forwarding the increase in rape rate across the country.

The ordinance aims to introduce capital punishment for child rapists as child rape and crime continue to rise. India faces outrage, amid Unnao and Kathua rape, infantile rapes are reported everyday. The Union Commitee was held today and was chaired by PM Modi. The amendment of punishment against child rapists is aim to mark the government effort to fight sexual abuse.

Organisations call for a safer India, as tensions rises over the idleness of government as the country undergoes its “darker days”. Last case reported was the rape of a 8 month old baby in Indore on Friday 20 April. The child was abducted and raped in a basement by a 21 year old man.