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19 July, 2019 00:00 00 AM / LAST MODIFIED: 18 July, 2019 09:13:48 PM
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B Chy for life long jail for rapists of below 12-year children

UNB, Dhaka

President of Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh (BDB) AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury yesterday demanded amendment to the existing Women and Children Repression Prevention Act for incorporating 'imprisonment until death' as a provision of punishment for the rapists of under 12-year-old  children.

"Though our current Women and Children Repression Prevention Act is a very tough law, the rate of repression on women and children is growing alarmingly for lack of its execution," he said. Speaking at a human-chain programme, the BDB chief further said, "The government must consider making a provision of jail unto death for those who will be convicted for raping under 12-year-old children."

B Chowdhury, also a former president, said the country's image is badly getting dented across the world for the scary rise in the incidents of rape and repression on children and women. He also urged the President to make a commitment that he will not give clemency to those involved in rape.  

BBD arranged the programme in front of the National Press Club demanding the proper execution of the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act.

B Chowdhury urged the media to prominently highlight the ph

 

 

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