Chemical Castration For Pedophiles In Kazakhstan Will Be Used In 2018
The legislative provision on compulsory measure to pedophiles in the form of chemical castration will come into force in Kazakhstan since January 2018, informed the Prosecutor General of the Republic.
“From January 1, 2018 will be applied chemical castration, that is the decision of the court of the convicted person be forced to take drugs that reduce sexual desire”, – said the agency in response to the petition of residents of Mangistau region to the head of state with a request to increase the punishment of rapists of children.
As reported, the law was adopted in April this year, “On amendments and additions to some legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on protection of the rights of the child”. In this document, in particular, included the rate of chemical castration of pedophiles, which will be used as a temporary measure in the form of a single injection, and only after the decision of the court.
The prosecutor’s office recalled that in recent years the penalties for sexual offenses against minors toughened in Kazakhstan. So, from January 1, 2015 for the rape of juvenile faces a sentence of 10 to 15 years old and minors (under 14 years) – 15 to 20 years or life imprisonment.
“For all crimes of a sexual nature against juvenile ban on the use of conditional sentence, amnesty, parole and replacement by a more lenient punishment of teachers and parents convicted of such acts, life is forbidden to engage in any activities related to children.” – Reminded in the department.
“In addition, at the request of the head of state is developed and April 9, 2016, passed a law to further strengthen the punishment for these acts. Now, all of the above restrictions extended to those who have committed violent acts against minors. That is, those who have committed such and acts against minors and against minors under any circumstances will not be imposed suspended sentences, apply the amnesty, the replacement of punishment on softer, parole, there will be no procedural agreements with them “, – underlined in the message.
In addition, it introduced the deportation of foreigners who have committed any offense on the territory of Kazakhstan, after serving his sentence.
According to the Prosecutor General’s Office, this year only for the rape of minors deprived of their liberty 26 people. For the same offense against minors deprived of their liberty, including the conjunction with other acts, 46 people. At the same persons who have received at least 10 years in prison, were minors themselves, states the report.
“I must admit that, despite the decline in the number of rapes of minors this year (from 148 to 75), the situation still remains difficult,” – noted in the main supervisory body of the country, and urge parents to be vigilant, constantly monitor where the child and He is talking to whom, including the Internet.