HC asks to form committee to prevent rape
Published : Sunday, 19 January, 2020 at 2:08 PM Count : 237
The High Court on Sunday ordered to form a committee with experts to prevent rape across the country.
At the same time, the court asked the committee to submit recommendations within six months on steps to prevent rape.
The HC bench of Justice FRM Nazmul Ahsan and ABM Abdullah Al Mahmud Basher passed the order with a rule.
In the rule, the court wanted to know why the government's inaction on capital punishment of the rapist, bellow 16, and to cancel life term imprisonment besides the rapist's death sentence should not be declared illegal.
The HC ordered to form committee within 30 days under the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs with the preventative of concerned respondents, employee of familiar human rights organisation, a representative from media men of different news medias, lawyer, Justice, concern nation of the society, honourable personality of the society, victim's autopsy doctor and the victim self.