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Death penalty for repeat offence of rape is draconian

I admit I wouldn’t have commented on this if Mulayam Singh Yadav had not taken up this issue not because I was ignorant but because no one was talking about it. Rape as per the new definition includes penetration not only by penis but also by any object, and the penetration not only of vagina but also of other organs. In such circumstances, repeating the offense can’t be termed as…