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Death, chemical castration for paedophiles in Indonesia

world Updated: May 27, 2016 08:07 IST
AFP
AFP

JAKARTA: Indonesia’s president on Wednesday approved tough new punishments for child sex offenders, including a maximum penalty of death and chemical castration, after the brutal gang rape and murder of a schoolgirl. Convicted paedophiles could also be forced to wear electronic monitoring devices following their release from jail.

First Published: May 27, 2016 08:07 IST