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Tamil Nadu has become a land of rapes: HC

Tamil nadu , the land of spirituality and divinity, has some how turned out to be a land of rapes, the Madras High Court has observed.

Published: 31st July 2018 03:53 AM  |   Last Updated: 31st July 2018 03:53 AM   |  A+A-

Madras High Court (File Photo | PTI)

By Express News Service

CHENNAI : Tamil Nadu , the land of spirituality and divinity, has some how turned out to be a land of rapes, the Madras High Court has observed.Justice N Kirubakaran made the observation, while hearing a case relating to the rape of a 60-year-old mentally-retarded woman on November 10, 2016. While he was sitting in the Madurai Bench, the case had been posted before him.“Even toddlers or children are not spared by these brute beasts. Something basically is wrong with the development of the society or the psychology of men,” the judge added.

Originally, when the matter came up before him on December 15 last year in the Madurai Bench, the judge raised a set of questions to be answered by the Union Home Affairs and the Women Welfare and Child Development ministries in New Delhi, all relating to the cause for increase in sexual crimes against women and children in India.Now, the judge warned that if the response was not filed by the next hearing date, the respective Secretaries of the relevant departments shall appear before the court.


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  • Thirunarayanan Candadai

    I can comment only about TN state. Since DMK came to power, especially since M. Karunanidhi, this kind of behavior has become prevalent. The usual upbringing of children ethically and morally has become a thing of the past. Decent folks are paying the price now after five or so decades. This trend can be reversed by today's parents. The current generation, however Is lost.
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