Anti-rape Ordinance Pass in Pakistan to ensure speedy trial, strict punishments. | Anti-rape Ordinance Pass in Pakistan; Rapist will be punished for impotent

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Protests took place in Pakistan after the gang rape incident near Lahore in September. Since then, there was pressure on the government to enact strict laws. – File photo

The President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi, on Tuesday approved the Anti-rape Ordinance-2020. Under this, a system will be created for the hearing and investigation of such cases across the country. The courts will have to speed trial the rape cases. There is also a provision to make the rapist impotent as a punishment.

According to the statement issued by the President House, according to the ordinance, special courts will be set up throughout the country, so that the cases of rape Victim can be heard fast. These courts will have to complete the hearing in four months.

Angry in the country after gang rape of a woman in front of children

It is brought months after the Ordinance Motor-way Gang Rape. In September, some people allegedly gang-raped a foreign woman going with children. His car broke down on the highway and the incident sparked anger across Pakistan. This put pressure on the government to enact strict laws in rape cases.

Following the incident of rape with the woman and her minor daughter in Sindh’s Kashmore district, Prime Minister Imran Khan announced in November that the government would bring anti-rape ordinance.

Special things about ordinance

  • Under this ordinance, anti rape crisis cells will be created. He will be responsible for the medical examination of Victim within six hours of the incident.
  • A nationwide list of sex offenders will be prepared through the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA).
  • Under the ordinance, the identity of the rape victim would not be revealed. Doing so will be declared a punishable offense.
  • Police and government officials, who have been negligent in investigating cases, will face three years in prison with fines.
  • Apart from this, a provision has been made to punish police and government officials who give false information.
  • Persistent sex offenders will be impotent with the help of Chemical on the advice of the Notified Board.
  • The Prime Minister will create a fund, it will be used to make special courts. Central and state governments will also contribute to this.
  • In this work, help will be taken from non-governmental organizations, common people as well as local, national and international agencies.

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