Chemical castration, 30-year jail as proposed in anti-rape draft bill by Congress

imageIn the wake of the horrific gang rape in Delhi, Congress, in its anti-rape  draft bill, has proposed imprisonment of up to 30 years which could also include chemical castration in rare cases to curb crimes against women. Although the final draft is yet to be submitted to Justice J.S. Verma Committee established to recommend changes in the existing laws  to provide for speedier justice and enhanced punishment in cases of aggravated sexual assault.

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