Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on December 2 granted permission for the discussion of the murder of a Hyderabadi government veterinary doctor that stirred both the Houses of Parliament
New Delhi: The issue of rape and murder of a Hyderabad veterinary doctor was raised in both Houses of Parliament on Monday (December 2). Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said he has permitted discussion on the matter after Question Hour.
In the Rajya Sabha, on the other hand, lawmakers across party lines condemned the gruesome act and called for stricter laws against perpetrators.
The charred body of the veterinary doctor was found at Shadnagar outskirts in Telangana's Ranga Reddy district last week. As per the preliminary probe, the police suspect that the doctor was sexually assaulted before being charred to death.
On November 29, the police arrested four persons involved in the alleged rape and murder of the veterinary doctor.
On December 2, BJP lawmaker Prabhat Jha gave a Zero Hour Notice in Rajya Sabha over "increasing crime against women-specially the incident in Hyderabad".
Aam Aadmi Party MP Sanjay Singh gave Suspension of Business Notice in the Upper House under rule 267, over 'increasing crime against women and Hyderabad incident'.
Rajya Sabha lawmaker Jaya Bachchan said that the accused in rape and murder of veterinary doctor should be brought in public and lynched.
"People now want the government to give a proper and definite answer. These types of people [the accused in rape case] need to be brought in public and lynched," Bachchan said in the Upper House.
Trinamool Congress, Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP), Shiv Sena, Congress have also given an Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha over "gang rape and killing of girls in Hyderabad".
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Last Updated 2, Dec 2019, 12:51 PM