- Andhra Pradesh assembly passes Disha bill to award death penalty to rapist
The investigation shall be completed in 7 working days and trial of cases are to be completed in 14 working days. Bill was tabled in the ongoing session of the Andhra assembly
Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Friday passed the Andhra Pradesh Disha Bill 2019 (Andhra Pradesh Criminal Law Amendment Act 2019) to award death sentences to convicts in rape cases within 21 days
Those found guilty of harassing women online through email, social media and any digital mode will be punished with imprisonment which may extend to two years on first conviction, and then to four years on second and subsequent convictions. A new Section 354E ‘Harassment of Women’ is being added in Indian Penal Code, 1860, for that.