We cannot, mustnot have street trial:Khurshid on rape protests

Khurshid's remarks came after a wave of protests that have rocked the country, especially the national capital following a horrific gang rape of a 23 year old paramedical student last Sunday, with many demanding death penalty for such crimes.

"No matter how strongly you feel for what somebody has done, just condemn that person in street trials and execute that person then and this is not done," said Khurshid while addressing an award ceremony here.

"We cannot, we should not and we must not have street trials. And that statement also applies to media you cannot have street trials you can

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We cannot, mustnot have street trial:Khurshid on rape protests

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Khurshid's remarks came after a wave of protests that have rocked the country, especially the national capital following a horrific gang rape of a 23 year old paramedical student last Sunday, with many demanding death penalty for such crimes.

"No matter how strongly you feel for what somebody has done, just condemn that person in street trials and execute that person then and this is not done," said Khurshid while addressing an award ceremony here.

"We cannot, we should not and we must not have street trials. And that statement also applies to media you cannot have street trials you can

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Stressing the need for better provisions to ensure speedy trial in cases of rape and terrorism, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid today said there cannot be street trials of perpetrators as it is against the basic principles of Constitution.

Khurshid's remarks came after a wave of protests that have rocked the country, especially the national capital following a horrific gang rape of a 23 year old paramedical student last Sunday, with many demanding death penalty for such crimes.

"No matter how strongly you feel for what somebody has done, just condemn that person in street trials and execute that person then and this is not done," said Khurshid while addressing an award ceremony here.

"We cannot, we should not and we must not have street trials. And that statement also applies to media you cannot have street trials you can image

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