Ranchi: Bring in a bill to prevent gangs from beating someone to death Jharkhand Legislature Passed. The Jharkhand government has passed a bill against gang murder as the 3rd state in the country. Earlier, the state of Rajasthan and the state of West Bengal had passed the law.
The last day session of the winter session of the Jharkhand State Legislative Assembly was held yesterday. In it, the Prevention of Violence and Gang Murder Bill 2021 was tabled and passed within an hour without any changes.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren addressed the gathering. Those who endanger public order will be punished by this law. ”
Jharkhand Home Minister Alamgir Alam while presenting the bill said, “53 in Jharkhand alone. Gang attack Incidents have taken place. Of these, 33 have died. If convicted under the Act, he faces up to life in prison and a fine of up to Rs 5 lakh.
Those who conspire and aid in gang murder will be punished under this law. He faces up to three years in jail and a fine of up to Rs 3 lakh if convicted of engaging in activities that could cause trouble in the community.
If there is a suspicion of gang murder or assault, the district attorney has the power to ban the meeting. ”
The opposition BJP has opposed the law against the mob killings and attacks. This law has been brought in to satisfy a few sections of the society. The bill was referred to the Select Committee for review. Gang attack I was told to ask for an explanation.
BJP MMA Kedar Harsa said, “When political parties convene under this Act Gang attack There is a possibility of banning the meeting saying that incidents may take place, ”he said. However, the Speaker rejected the BJP’s request.