Death sentence for rapists in Madhya Pradesh

The Madhya Pradesh Cabinet has approved rule to give death sentence to rape accused criminals.

The death punishment will be applied in cases where the rape victims or survivors are girls aged 12 years and below.

The cabinet has also given its approval to the law that allows for death sentence to gang rape convicts.

The amount of fine and punishment for rape convicts will also be increased to a much higher level as per the government.

This has been done in view of the increase in the sexual attacks on women in MP lately.

The government hopes that stricter punishment for rape will help make the women safer.