Watch | 'Death to Deter Rape': Is Capital Punishment Effective?

Discussion in the aftermath of the Hyderabad rape-murder has veered towards a demand for executions and lynchings.

Speaking on the incident in Hyderabad, Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan said in the Rajya Sabha that the accused should be handed over to the public. Bachchan was supported by many leaders who also demanded the execution of the culprits by hanging. The Wire‘s senior editor Arfa Khanum Sherwani speaks on the issue.