BRUTALITY AT ITS WORST.
Rape is considered as the most offensive crime a human can commit. Rape victims are often looked down in the society and have to suffer mental torture without any fault of theirs. The society turns the offender’s life into living hell.
The impact is horrific as it inflicts indelible physical, emotional and mental wounds on the victim. But what about the culprit? What should be done to the devil who shatters the soul of the victim?
Different governments across the globe came up with strong laws against sexual assault to make their countries a safer place for their citizens. They made sure anyone who indulged in this heinous crime couldn’t roam free. Some punishments are so brutal that they can make you feel pity for the culprits too.
Here are the most brutal rape punishments of different countries around the world.
China has the law of punishing the rapist straight away with a death sentence and in some scenarios, rapists are also punished by the mutilation of their genitals.
In Iran, it is said that a rapist is either hanged or shot to death in public. Sometimes the guilty escapes the death penalty by the permission from the victim but is still liable for 100 lashes or life imprisonment.
Any kind of sexual assault, even including a French kiss without the consent of one is considered a rape in Netherlands. The rapist is punished with imprisonment ranging from 4 to 15 years depending on the age of convict.
Even a sexual assault on a prostitute will lead to an imprisonment of 4 years in Netherlands whereas most of the countries are not concerned about the sexual assault on prostitutes.
In France, the rapist is punished with 15 years of jail time with torture which can be extended to 30 years or a lifetime imprisonment depending upon the extent of damage caused to the victim.
5. NORTH KOREA
Ruled by the fanatic dictator, North Korea has no leniency for the crime like rape. Instant justice is given to the rape victim by shooting the rapist in the head by a squad.
In russia, the convict has to serve a term of imprisonment for over 3 years, which can go up to 30 years depending on the harm done to the victim.
Justice is given to the victim in Afghanistan in just four days by shooting the rapist in the head.
In Norway, the rapist is punished with the detainment of 4 to 15 years, depending upon the degree of damage to the victim.
The USA has two kinds of law – state law and federal law. If the rape case falls under the category of federal law, then the rapist can be fined or awarded life imprisonment. Though state laws of rape punishments differ from state to state.
India made its rape punishment laws even stronger after the Anti-Rape Bill passed in 2013. The rapist is given an imprisonment of 7 years to 14 years and in rarest of the rare case, the rapist is hanged till death.
11. SAUDI ARABIA
If a person is convicted of rape, then he is executed in public within days of the trial.
In Iran, the rapist is hanged at public places so that people may become aware of the consequence of this heinous crime.
In Israel, the rapist gets imprisoned for minimum four years and a maximum of 16 years.
In UAE, the punishment of sexual assault or rape is death by hanging. There is no compensating, you rape and you die within 7 days.
In Greece, the rapist is punished with incarceration. So these are the most brutal rape punishments around the world.