Dhaka, July 11 -- Deputy Leader of the Opposition in Parliament Raushon Ershad on Thursday demanded the government ensure capital punishment to those involved in rape of children and violence against women.

She made the demand while delivering her winding-up speech in the budget session of the 11th parliament.

"Children are no longer safe anywhere, including schools and madrasas. It's a very shameful and regrettable matter that a student like Nusrat was killed. The law should be enforced properly to give direct death sentence to such offenders for ensuring the safety of children," she said.

Raushon urged both the Law Minister and the Home Minister to take necessary steps for the proper enforcement of law against the rapists and torture...