Punishment for Rape must be a Public Spectacle

The horrible incident of rape in Mumbai has left many dumbfounded. If the safest metropolis in India can be a witness to a daylight rape, then what can we say about the other cities.

The culprits have been caught and will be punished. But will this deter other lurking rapists? Most probably not unless we change the laws to make the punishment a Public Spectacle. The culprits must be paraded naked except for their private parts, and made to stand in the scorching heat on a public platform for people to stone them with rotten vegetables and eggs. To publicly spit at them. Sending them to prison to be in the company of other criminals is not going to instill fear in others. The fear and embarrassment of public humiliation should stop all lustful ideas before they turn to action.

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