Madras High Court recommends castration for child sex abusers

Justice N. Kirubakaran, in a recent order against a British national, made the recommendation to the Centre saying that castration would achieve "magical results" in preventing child abuse.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 26, 2015 12:52 pm
castration, child rape, madras high court Justice N. Kirubakaran, in a recent order against a British national, made the recommendation to the Centre that castration would achieve “magical results” in preventing child abuse.

The Madras High Court recommended castration as punishment to child sex abusers observing that “barbaric crimes should definitely attract barbaric models of punishment”.

Justice N. Kirubakaran, in a recent order against a British national, made the recommendation to the Centre saying that castration would achieve “magical results” in preventing child abuse.

“When law is ineffective and incapable of addressing the menace, this court cannot keep its hands folded and remain a silent spectator, unmoved and oblivious of the recent happenings of horrible blood-curdling gang rapes of children in various parts of India,” Justice N. Kirubakaran said.

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The judge also directed the Central government to decide on introducing compulsory sex education in high school.

“Denying youngsters correct and scientific information would lead [them] to acquire half-baked and incorrect knowledge from other sources, like Internet, friends and movies, creating misconception and doubts,” he said.

Kirubakaran came down heavily on human rights activists. He said they should not have “misplaced sympathy” with rapists and should support the victims of such crimes.

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    farah khan
    Oct 26, 2015 at 1:02 pm
    Yes now this is the correct decision. ..go for it
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      TIHAEwale
      Oct 27, 2015 at 10:13 am
      No harm in trying this method as existing punishment is not a deterrent
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        Xavier
        Oct 26, 2015 at 12:02 pm
        o.k castration is for male child abusers. What is in it for female child abusers? Why is he excluding female abusers of children???
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        1. Anant More
          Oct 26, 2015 at 4:21 pm
          Its shame on civilisation. Already ficious,laws itself are acts of severe crime on innocent people. It will agrrevate the matter.Already 90% cases of rape are false in which law is used to torture people.
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          1. Anant More
            Oct 28, 2015 at 5:33 pm
            Judges also needed to.hanged for falsely hanging some innocent. Unless severe physical harm is,there rape should nor be consider henious act.
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