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Aug 07, 2018
Parliament passes Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2018; law ensures stringent punishment for rape of girls below 12 yearsThe Parliament on Monday passed the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2018 which ensures stringent punishment for those convicted of raping girls below 12 years of age.
Jul 30, 2018
Lok Sabha takes up Bill providing for death penalty to child rape convicts, most members welcome proposed amendmentThe bill stipulates stringent punishment for perpetrators of rape, particularly of girls below 12 years. Death sentence has been provided for rapists of girls under 12 years. The minimum punishment in cases of rape of women has been increased from rigorous imprisonment of seven years to 10 years, extendable to life imprisonment.