Published: Tue, December 03, 2019
Global News | By Blake Casey

Rapists should be lynched in public: Jaya Bachchan on vet's rape, murder

Rapists should be lynched in public: Jaya Bachchan on vet's rape, murder

Jaya Bachchan further said, "What has happened, how they have tackled it and how far the justice has been done to these people".

Condemning the brutal gangrape and murder of a 26-year-old veterinarian in Hyderabad that has sent shockwaves across the nation, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said in Lok Sabha that there "cannot be a bigger inhuman act" than the heinous crime and the government was ready to bring the strictest law over brutality against women if there is consensus in the House. "Justice delayed is justice denied", she added.

Speaking on the issue, DMK leader P Wilson said that the law for dealing with such incidents were not stringent and suggested that courts should be empowered to order surgical or chemical castration for serious offences like rape and murder.

While Manoj Kumar Jha (RJD) said deterrence is not enough, R K Sinha of the BJP said capital punishment is yet to be given to the guilty of the 2012 gang rape and murder of a young woman in Delhi due to appeals in the case.

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The Zero Hour started in the House with discussion and suggestions for safety of girls and women in India. "Our government is open to every suggestion anyone has to give to curb such heinous crimes". To note, the police has also been slammed for their negligence in the case. He added that the government has written to state and police forces over the matter and various parties will be consulted. She parked her two-wheeler near Shamshabad toll plaza and took a shared cab from there around 6.15 pm.

According to a remand report accessed by NDTV, three of the accused allegedly forced the woman into a bush and raped her. It is alleged she was dragged to an abandoned area by the roadside where she was gang-raped, asphyxiated to death and her body set alight and dumped.

Police have arrested four men on suspicion of carrying out the attack and they are now in custody.

The information also reveals that more than 90 per cent of cases of crime against women are pending in city courts.

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