The Lok Sabha on Monday handed a invoice to make particular provisions for the repression of piracy on excessive seas with the federal government including life imprisonment together with the availability of loss of life penalty for these convicted of the crime.
Numerous amendments moved by opposition members had been negated and the invoice was handed by a voice vote.
Exterior Affairs Minister S Jaishankar mentioned protecting in thoughts the observations of the Supreme Courtroom that loss of life penalty must be in rarest of uncommon circumstances and the truth that many countries don’t extradite accused in view of the availability of capital punishment, the federal government is together with the choice of life in jail.
The Anti-Maritime Piracy Invoice was introduced in 2019. After present process scrutiny of a parliamentary panel, the federal government moved amendments within the Monsoon session of Parliament.
The measure was lastly handed on Monday.
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