Death for lynching?

Death for lynching?
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The Central government will soon bring a Bill proposing death penalty for the crime of lynching, Union Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir said here on Monday

Centre mulls bringing new law: MoS Ahir

Yavatmal: The Central government will soon bring a Bill proposing death penalty for the crime of lynching, Union Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir said here on Monday. The proposed Bill will be on the lines of a legislation seeking capital punishment to those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years, he said. "Lynching is a barbaric crime and no civilised society can accept it.

The Union government will soon bring a bill proposing death penalty for lynching. "The proposed bill will be on the lines of a legislation seeking death penalty to those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years," the minister told a delegation of the Nathjogi community who called on him here.

The minister's remarks came against the backdrop of a spate of incidents of mob violence over cow smuggling and child lifting being reported from various parts of the country. Five members of the Nathjogi community from Solapur district were allegedly lynched by a mob on suspicion of being "child lifters.

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