Telangana to bring tough law for acid attack convicts


The Telangana Government plans to make changes in laws to hand out stringent punishment to offenders in acid attack cases. This was decided by the State Cabinet on Thursday. The Government would make changes in existing laws to ensure that those convicted for acid attacks are sentenced to 10 years in jail, an official release said after a Cabinet meeting in Hyderabad.

The Cabinet meeting discussed the reforms to be brought in jails and other related issues. The Government proposes to give fine collected from convicts to the family members of victims, the release said. A Cabinet sub-committee, headed by Home Minister N Narasimha Rao, has been appointed to study the proposed reforms in jails, it said. Read more Click here


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