Man cuts off hands of alleged rapist of eight-month-old child

Man cuts off hands of alleged rapist of eight-month-old child

An eight-month-old rape victim's father in India's northern state of Punjab chopped off the hands of the alleged rapist after a court hearing on the two-year-old case got postponed.

Man cuts off hands of alleged rapist of eight-month-old child
Man cuts off hands of alleged rapist of eight-month-old child

According to a report by Reuters, the father and alleged rapist reached a compromise for his hands to be chopped off.

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Rape is a national crisis in India, and there have been several protests against it in recent years.

Man cuts off hands of alleged rapist of eight-month-old child

India's government has also fast-tracked tougher laws against sex crimes, but people still resort to vigilante justice due to delay that characterises the prosecution of suspects.

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