On Wednesday, a massive public rally took place from Amdo Golai to Byepass in the capital city of Gangtok. The protesters were demanding the death penalty for the accused, Pritam Sharma r/o Samastipur Bihar , who had been arrested by Sikkim Police for raping and killing an 11-year-old girl in her school dress. The incident took place in a jungle about 10 kilometers from the capital on April 10th.
The public was outraged by this heinous act and demanded that the accused be severely punished. They demanded that he be hanged until death, as seen in their slogans and posters. The protesters urged the state government to give the strongest possible punishment for the crime, which would send a message to the world that Sikkim will no longer tolerate crimes against minors.
The public’s frustration over the matter was evident during the rally, and they emphasized the need for justice to be served in this case. It is essential to ensure that such crimes are dealt with severely to prevent their recurrence and protect the vulnerable sections of society.
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