Indonesia passes law to castrate sex offenders after 14 year old was ganged rape and killed by 12 men

Indonesia parliament has taken one of the most drastic measures by passing a law that will see Pedophiles undergo chemical castration.

It was signed to bill on Wednesday, October 12, 2016, after a gang of 12 men, presently in jail had raped and killed a 14 year old girl in May. This prompted the President, Joko Widodo to impose the new rule into the country’s child protection laws.


Speaking on the new law, National Commission for Child Protection chairman Arist Merdeka Sirait welcomed the move as a good penalty that will put smile on the faces of children in Indonesia

‘The law will put a smile on the faces of children across Indon­esia because finally those who have fallen victim will get to see their abusers justly punished and those who could be future ­victims are finally protected.’



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