Rajasthan mulls death penalty for child rapists

Updated:3 weeks, 3 days ago IST

Jaipur, Feb 20 (ANI): The Rajasthan government will soon table a bill in the state assembly seeking death penalty for those convicted of raping minors. Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria told ANI that his government similar to that of Madhya Pradesh is mulling to bring a law under which, those convicted of raping minors will be executed. The Madhya Pradesh Assembly on December 4 last year, unanimously passed 'The Penal Law (Madhya Pradesh Amendment) Bill-2017' to award death sentence to those found guilty of raping girls aged 12 or below.

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