Lok Sabha passes Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2018, Kiren Rijiju terms it ‘historic’

Updated:5 months, 3 weeks ago IST

New Delhi, Jul 30 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Monday reacted on Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2018 passed in Lok Sabha. He praised the bill by saying that very stringent measures are being taken by the Centre. “We’ve taken various steps to ensure that its implementation is also effective,” he added. Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2018. It provides for stringent punishment including death penalty for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years.

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