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Will bring legislation seeking death for rapists: Mehbooba

Will bring legislation seeking death for rapists: Mehbooba
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Srinagar: Chief Minster Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday said that her regime will bring a new law that will make death penalty mandatory for those who rape minors.

The Chief Minister in the late evening went on micro-blogging site and said that the government won’t let another child suffer in the way Kathua minor girl, Asifa Bano has suffered.

She also stated that she stands committed not just to ensure justice for Asifa but also seek exemplary punishment for those responsible for a crime whose brutal savagery has shamed humanity.

“I want to assure the entire nation that I stand committed not just to ensure justice for Ashifa but also seek exemplary punishment for those responsible for a crime whose brutal savagery has shamed humanity,” she tweeted.

“We will never ever let another child suffer in this way. We will bring a new law that will make the death penalty mandatory for those who rape minors, so that little Ashifa’s case becomes the last,” the chief minister tweeted.

 

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