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Death penalty for rape of girls under 12

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Key pointers: The Union Cabinet has approved promulgation of an Ordinance to provide death penalty for rapists of girls below 12 years. The Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance provides for stringent punishment of a jail term of minimum 20 years or life imprisonment or death for rape of a girl under 12 years. In the case…

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