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Death sentence suggested for guilty in child sex abuse cases
Press Trust of India | Salem
June 28, 2014 Last Updated at 21:38 IST
Nadu Minister for Highways and
Minor Ports Edapadi Palaniswamy today advocated the death sentence for those
found guilty in child sexual abuse cases.
Speaking at a function here, he
said those charged with the crime would not be allowed to go on bail and the
remand period would be for a minium period of 30 days. All necessary help would
be provided to the victims, he said.
The minister distributed gold
thalis worth Rs five crore to 1,800 persons and sewing machines to seven
persons under a government scheme.