Karnataka

Rape cases: stringent action sought

Members of the Dalit Rights Committee staging a protest in Mandya on Wednesday.

Members of the Dalit Rights Committee staging a protest in Mandya on Wednesday.  

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Members of the Dalit Rights Committee staged a protest outside the Deputy Commissioner’s office here on Wednesday against what they described as continuing sexual assault on girls and women in the State.

They took out a rally from Bengaluru-Mysuru highway to the premises of the Deputy Commissioner’s office, where they staged a dharna for some time.

The protesters raised slogans against the Union and State governments, and demanded stringent action against those involved in rape and molestation cases.

They sought remedial measures, including amendment to existing laws, to ensure stern action against those found guilty of rape and molestation.



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