NEW DELHI – the rape of children under the age of twelve years, in India the death penalty. The cabinet of prime minister Narendra Modi agreed on Saturday in a modification of the criminal law, so that rapists stricter can be sanctioned.
So far were rapists of children young than twelve years up to lifelong. Further, the cabinet decided the minimum sentence for the rape of children between the ages of twelve and sixteen years to increase from ten to twenty years. On the rape of adults is now at least ten years in prison. That was seven years.
The newspaper Times of India reported that the decree on adjusting the criminal law is now submitted to president Ram Nath Kovind is submitted.
In India, the tempers, the last time high caused by multiple verkrachtingszaken. In the night from Thursday to Friday, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, a nine-year-old girl was found that was strangled. An eleven year old girl was Wednesday in the state of Chattisgarh raped and with a stone struck.