PTI minister vows to bring legislation for public hanging of rapists

11:40 PM | 10 Sep, 2020
PTI minister vows to bring legislation for public hanging of rapists
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ISLAMABAD - Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda Thursday said he would introduce a bill in the National Assembly for legislation to hang the perpetrators of rape publicly to eliminate such brutal incident to set an example for criminals.

Talking to a private news channel, he urged all the parliamentarians to set aside their political differences to make legislation to impose strict penalties for rape convicts including hang the convict publicly in order to ensure the protection of women in the country.

He strongly condemned the tragic incident of the rape of a woman while traveling on the motorway near Lahore.

The minister said he had met with Prime Minister Imran Khan where he raised the rape incidents of a minor girl, Marwah, in Karachi and a mother of two children in Lahore, after that the prime minister had taken serious notice of the rape incidents took place in Karachi and Lahore.