Internet Stands Divided On Jaya Bachchan's 'Lynch' Statement

Publish Date: 02 Dec, 2019 03:21 PM   |   Harshita  

NEW DELHI: Amidst the nationwide uproar and protest against the 26-year-old veterinarian rape and murder case, Samajwadi Party leader Jaya Bachchan gave a statement that received mixed responses. The actor turned politician said that the accused should be brought in public and lynched. 

Questioning the judiciary system of the country, Rajya Sabha's member of Parliament said, "I think the people now want the government to give a proper answer and a very definite answer. What has happened? How they have tackled it and how far justice has been done to these people? A similar incident happened in Hyderabad a day before the vet was raped. Do you not think the security in charge should be questioned and they should be asked to give an answer to why they were not able to protect that area?"

She went further on and suggested an alternative and thus received appreciation as well as flak on Twitter. She added, "I think these people need to be shamed in front of the entire country. People who have not done their jobs properly. These kind of people (the accused) should be brought out in public and lynched."

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Many people applauded Mrs. Bachchan and thought it to be the perfect punishment for such a heinous crime. See their reactions here:

While Bachchan's statement did not go well with some as they expressed their anguish on the it:

Priyanka Reddy was abducted in the area of Shadnagar where her scooty broke down. She was allegedly raped by four men and then was brutally murdered. Her charred body was found near the NH44 in Chatanpally bridge near Shadnagar town in the Ranga Reddy district. And through this incident, we failed humanity once again!