On 30 September, Twitter was abuzz with social media users expressing their disgust and shock over the events that unfolded in the aftermath of the Hathras rape victim's death. The victim died on 29 September, following which her body was allegedly cremated by the UP police without her family's consent. Among the many social media users and celebrities who spoke out was actor Milind Soman.
Soman tweeted, "Kill rapists in public." Many social media users supported Soman's tweet, while others disagreed.
Kill rapists in public.
— Milind Usha Soman (@milindrunning) September 29, 2020
Here's what those who disagreed had to say:
One social media user pointed out that the problem was bigger than just punishing the rapists
Another user said that as a "mature democracy", we should follow the law
"Why advocate for violence?"
One user called it an "irresponsible statement"
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