Protesters in India hold placards demanding rapists be hanged as they rallied against the gang rape of a 22-year-old woman photojournalist in Mumbai. Photo: AP

India prescribes death penalty for rape of children under 12 as fury mounts over string of brutal rapes

The ordinance will require the approval of Parliament within six months to become law. But in the meantime, suspects can still be prosecuted with it

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Protesters in India hold placards demanding rapists be hanged as they rallied against the gang rape of a 22-year-old woman photojournalist in Mumbai. Photo: AP
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