21 April :-
A big decision has been made in the Union Cabinet meeting today. Decision to change POSCO law has been decided. Ordinance has been issued in the Union Cabinet meeting on the issue of capital punishment for the accused in the sexual exploitation of children below 12 years. Under-12 children will be hanged for abusers.
During the hearing on a petition filed against rape on minor girl, the central government had written a written reply. There has been a demand that death row convicts should be punished for raping chimps for the past several years. The Supreme Court will hear the next hearing on 27 April.
The incident took place in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, after the gang-rape of a 8-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped and the whole country was shaken. Kathua rape is being discussed at international level. People are demanding that the rape accused should be hanged.
Meanwhile, Union Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi said on Kadua rape on Friday that the incident has shocked us and our ministry has been told to change the laws of POSCO in order to get death penalty for rapists with minor girls.