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Only a strong judicial system can deter rapists, says Nirbhaya’s mother

By: Keerthi Mohan

As anger mounts following the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua and the rape of a 17-year-old girl in Unnao in Uttar Pradesh, the focus is once again on the need for a strong judicial system that would ensure rapists receive harsh sentences. “We have a weak judicial system,” Nirbhaya’s mother told News18. “Rapes happen every day, but the accused get no punishment. If one goes to jail, the case goes on for years till they get the punishment. These incidents prove that we are still where we were back in 2012, when Nirbhaya was…

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