India lawmakers move to penalize rape by death penalty

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According to reports, India has a real rape culture problem, and the government is making a move to try and prevent such crime.

Lawmakers proposed a law that would punish rape by death is victim is younger than 12 years old.

Via Global News.

India’s government on Saturday prescribed the death penalty for people convicted of raping children under 12 to help combat an increase in violent crime against women.

An ordinance was approved by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Cabinet and was being sent to the president for approval, the Press Trust of India news agency reported.

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