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Would-be judge would go easy on rapists

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, January 15 2013 | 10:56 am

PREMIUM A candidate Supreme Court justice told members of the House of Representatives that some rape cases might involve consensual sex and require more lenient sentences.

“Both the victims of rape and the rapist might have enjoyed their intercourse together, so we should think twice before handing down the death penalty,” Daming Sunusi told lawmakers on House Commission III on law and human r...