15 rapes in 1 mth in Haryana makes Om Prakash Chautala prescribe ‘child marriage’ to curb sex crimes by youths

As Haryana witnessed another rape – the 15th in a month, former Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala on Wednesday backed the idea of Khap panchayats to reduce the marriageable age of boys and girls to 16 years to curb incidents of sexual assault.

Video: Stop rapes, cut marriage age: Chautala

After submitting a memorandum to Governor Jagannath Pahadia over recent cases of rape in Haryana, Chautala slammed the Congress government in the state for the "worsening" law and order situation.

"Four cases of rape were reported on the very day Congress president Sonia Gandhi came to meet a rape victim in Jind district," the INLD leader claimed.more http://www.indianexpress.com/news/15-rapes-in-1-mth-in-haryana-makes-om-prakash-chautala-prescribe-child-marriage-to-curb-sex-crimes-by-youths/1014821/

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