J&K to bring law of death  penalty for rapists of minors

 J K News Today

 Jammu, April 12:

Jammu and Kashmir Government   will bring a new law that will make the death penalty mandatory for those  who rape minors.

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti made this announcement through a tweet late this evening  in which she said : “ We will bring a new law that will make the death penalty  mandatory for those  who rape minors , so that little Ashifa’s case becomes the last.”

Her tweet came against the back drop of rape and murder of a minor girl Ashifa in Kathua  village  about two months ago. Seven persons including  policemen in the  rape and murder of the minor girl

  She added : “ We will never ever let  another child suffer in this way .”

She sarted her tweets saying : I want to assure the entire nation that I stand  committed not just  to ensure justice to Ashifa  but also seek  exemplary punishment  for those responsible for  a crime  whose brutal savagery  has shamed humanity.”

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