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Trolled For Backing Bilkis Bano, KTR Cites “Swift Action” In Hyderabad Rape Case


New Delhi:

Telangana minister KT Rama Rao (‘KTR’) right this moment hit again at “foolish trolls”, who’ve been alleging inaction in a latest rape case in Hyderabad after KTR criticised the discharge of 11 rape and homicide convicts in Gujarat’s Bilkis Bano case.

The accused within the Hyderabad case had been “arrested swiftly and despatched to jail”, he tweeted. “After 45 days, the Excessive Court docket had granted them bail… Loopholes in Juvenile Justice Act, IPC & CrPC have resulted within the rapists getting out on bail” within the Jubilee Hills case, he added.

“That is the explanation why I’m demanding that these acts be amended so no rapist will get bail and, when convicted, stays in jail until loss of life,” he added, urgent on his stance within the Bilkis Bano case.

Earlier, he had slammed the discharge of the 11 males sentenced to life imprisonment for Ms Bano’s gangrape and the homicide of seven of her members of the family throughout the 2002 Gujarat riots.

“It is a blot on the collective conscience of our nation,” KTR had tweeted, reacting particularly to the convicts being welcomed with sweets and garlands.

“What occurred to Bilkis Bano right this moment can occur to anybody of us tomorrow,” he wrote.

The Gujarat authorities has stated the convicts — in jail since their sentencing in 2008 — had been launched as per a remission coverage, solely after the Supreme Court docket requested the state to take a choice on a plea by certainly one of them.

As for the case of rape of a 17-year-old in Hyderabad’s Jubilee Hills round two months in the past, 5 of the six accused are under 18 years of age, which implies comparatively much less strict legal guidelines apply to them. They obtained bail final month.

Saduddin Malik, the one who’s not a minor, obtained bail in early August after 61 days in jail. His lawyer had argued that Malik was entitled to bail because the police investigation was over and the chargesheet filed as effectively.

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