Raj Thackeray slams Mulayam Singh for rape remark

Apr 11, 2014, 13:07 IST |

MNS leader Raj Thackeray slammed the Samajwadi Party supremo for defending Shakti Mills rapists. Here's what the MNS chief had to say about Mulayam Singh's controversial statement on rape

MNS leader Raj Thackeray slammed the Samajwadi Party supremo for defending Shakti Mills rapists

MNS chief said a high-profile politician such as Mulayam Singh has shamed the society by supporting sexual offenders found guilty of raping.

Raj Thackeray

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday stoked a fresh controversy after saying that rapists should not be handed death penalty as boys make "mistakes".

Citing the recent example of a court sentencing three men found guilty of gang-raping two women in the abandoned Shakti Mills in Mumbai last year, he said there was a need to change the new rape law, which provides for death sentence to repeat rape offenders.

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