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Chouhan demands death penalty for rapists

Last Updated: Monday, December 24, 2012 - 01:26

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has joined the growing clamour to award capital punishment to perpetrators of rape.
"The state government was considering setting up fast track courts for speedy disposal of rape cases", Chouhan said addressing a group of children that called on him at his residence here on Sunday.

"A database of habitual offenders in crimes like rape and eve-teasing would be prepared", he said, adding special police squads would be formed and posted at colleges to put an end to the menace of eve-teasing.

Chouhan said that those found guilty of rape or eve-teasing will be deprived of driving licences and considered unfit for government jobs.


First Published: Monday, December 24, 2012 - 01:26
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