Parliament expresses outrage over Hyderabad gang rape and murder case

Protesters in Amritsar hold placards during a demonstration seeking for justice for the rape case of a 27-year-old from Hyderabad

Protesters in Amritsar hold placards during a demonstration seeking for justice for the rape case of a 27-year-old from Hyderabad

Jaya Bachchan, who had previously broken down in Parliament after the Delhi gangrape case in 2012, said Monday security personnel in charge of the area where the crime took place should be held accountable, and demanded a "proper and definitive answer" from the government.

"These types of people [the accused in rape case] need to be brought in public and lynched", Bachchan said in the Upper House.

While demanding a fast track court and death penalty for the rapists in the Lok Sabha, Congress MP from Nalgonda UKN Reddy said the "indiscriminate sale of alcohol" was one of the reasons behind the Hyderabad incident.

While Naidu described the Hyderabad incident as a disgrace to humanity, Leader of the Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad said the society will have to tackle this problem at its root. Four men allegedly deflated her scooter tyres to leave her stranded then approached her appearing to offer to help.

While T.K. Rangarajan of CPM said laws be framed to tackle crime are not percolating down, Vaiko of the DMK wanted concrete action be taken to deal with such crimes. People who have not done their jobs properly. "These kind of people (the accused) should be brought out in public and lynched", Jaya Bachchan said.

The Defence Minister, who is also the Deputy Leader of the House, said, "Entire country is hurt".

Under Indian law, a rape victim can not be identified even after death, but on Friday the woman's name was the top Twitter trend in the country for several hours as tens of thousands of angry tweets demanded justice. As soon as the House met for the day, the Speaker said he would allow members to raise the "serious issue" during zero hour.

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) MP Vijila Sathyananth said that the accused must be hanged before December 31.

On Monday, the anger on the streets was reflected in parliament with many MPs demanding to know what action the government planned to take to make the country safer for women. "The Chief Minister also chose to set up a fast track court to deal with the case", according to an official release issued from the office of the Telangana CM.

The cost of such procedure should be recovered from the accused by selling his assets, he said, adding list of sexual offenders should also be made public.

Three police officers have been suspended following allegations by the victim's family that they had not acted quickly enough when the victim was reported missing.

Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao directed officials on Sunday to ensure that the accused are tried in a fast track court after the Hyderabad vet's rape and murder led to massive protests in Telangana and an outpouring of rage across the country.

Police have arrested four men on suspicion of carrying out the attack and they are now in custody.

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