CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan demands capital punishment for child rapists

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan condemned the increasing number of crime against women across the country. CM Chouhan is now seeking to get death sentence for child rapists. Recently, Madhya Pradesh was jolted by numerous rape incidents involving minor girls. While addressing a gathering at a programme in Madhya Pradesh's Damoh, CM Chouhan spoke about the need for women empowerment. "In 92% cases, minor daughters are raped by someone from their family. I went into shock after reading news that a minor girl is raped by her father. I urge you to pass a bill so that such rapists are hanged to death," he said.