AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday appeared to have found fault with the Centre's reported view against bringing in a new law to curb mob lynchings.
"The Bill I'd proposed to curb mob violence sought to fix shoddy enforcement by ensuring independent investigation & prosecution. Unless errant cops are penalised & accused are imprisoned in a time-bound manner, the mob will only feel emboldened It's not rocket science @AmitShah," the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen leader tweeted.
Owaisi, Lok Sabha member from Hyderabad, referred to media reports, quoting officials, that a new law to curb lynching is unlikely as existing laws were enough to combat crimes like lynching and all it required was "enforcement."
He had earlier favoured bringing in a law against lynching.
He had also proposed a bill to check incidents of mob lynchings.
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