The continuous cases of child rape have created a rage and anger among all the people all the nations. Struggling to moderate the nationwide indignation over sexual violence against very young girls (below 12 years). The government is probably to clear an order, or emergency executive order, to bring in a death penalty for child rapists.
The Union cabinet will take up a concern on Saturday of two draft ordinances. The one which recommending the death penalty for the child rapist. The child rapists who condemned of raping children below 12 years. The other is to sanction the executive to tentatively attach the property of alleged economic criminals who have left the country for seepage trial.
Do you know that in India there is over 43.2% of rape cases was recorded in 2016 that involves rape of girls below the age of 12 years? This percentage is around 32.8% in 2015. This is as per According to data from the National Crime Records Bureau.
4 continuous instance of child rape
The move looking for the death penalty for child rapists originates in the background of countrywide anger over the ruthless rape of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. Other is the suspected rape of a girl in Unnao by a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator. This gives rise to the widespread anger over such heinous rape incidents. There are around four rape incidents being reported since past few weeks. For example, On Friday at least four such rape incidents were reported. One is from Chattisgarh, second is from Odisha, thirds is from one from Utah, Uttar Pradesh and the last and the most brutal is of the 4-month-old baby in Indore Madhya Pradesh.
Ordinance on fugitive economic offenders
The ordinance on fugitive economic offenders originates due to the escape of jeweler Nirav Modi. Nirav Modi along with acquaintances is suspected to have deceived Punjab National Bank of 12,000 crores.
Similarly, last year in March, known businessman Vijay Mallya escaped out of India to the UK. It is due to lenders locked in on him to pull through over Rs 9,000 crore unsettled by his obsolete Kingfisher Airlines. However, deportation actions have been propelled against Mallya in London.
The pending Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, in Parliament, is a draft legislation of the Narendra Modi government. This goal to possess and sell assets of escapees who have committed huge economic crimes.
This law will smear to nonpayers who have an unsettled debt of Rs 100 crore or more and have escaped. It suggests allowing authorities to describe the property of these “fugitive economic offenders” and earnings due to crime.
On Friday, Supreme Court is informed by the government that it is vigorously seeing amending the penal law to announce the death penalty to those condemned of sexually abusing children up to 12 years of age.
Presently, under the POCSO Act, supreme punishment for the serious sexual attack on juveniles under the is life imprisonment. In 2012 this law came into force. It deals with sexual crimes against those who are underneath the age of 18 years. As per the Indian Penal Code, the death penalty is recommended for gang rape.
Also, Indian law says that “any crime that comes in the rarest of rare category draws death penalty”. The supreme court advocate Amit Anand Tiwari said, What can be more depraved and heinous, more rarest of rare crime than raping a child?.
The senior official in the ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) said that “As the Parliament is not in hearing, but seeing the urgency of the situation, they have decided to bring an ordinance to apply the changes in the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012.
The Indian States that approved a death penalty for the child rapist
Recently the government of Rajasthan permitted a bill seeking the death penalty for those sentenced for raping girls up to the age of 12 years. Similarly, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh also given the approval for the similar bill that seeks the death penalty.