Maidhu Online report
24th March 2009:
Male’ MP Ibrahim Ismail (Ibra) has submitted a draft bill to the People’s Majlis on Monday calling on the government to provide harsh punishment to those who sexually abuse children. The bill also proposes that such sentences may not be lightened.
In presenting the bill, Ibra said that he had, in the past, attempted to submit a similar bill and that he was submitting the bill, at a time when the term of Majlis is about to end, as he believed that it would be improper to vacate the Majlis without doing something to save the children of the country from the immense danger they face. He said by submitting the bill he intended to achieve two objectives.
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