On Tuesday, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan approved a law on chemical castration of rapists and fast tracking of sexual assault cases, a media reported.
The decision was made during a federal cabinet meeting where the law ministry presented a draft of the anti-rape ordinance, Geo TV reported.
Stressing that this was a serious matter, Imran Khan said no delay will be tolerated. He said: “We need to ensure a safe environment for our citizens.”
He said the rape survivors will be able to register complaints without fear, adding that the government will protect their identity.
Taking to Twitter, the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf senator Faisal Javed Khan said the law will soon be presented in Parliament.