AMARAVATI: Former Union Minister and film actor Chiranjeevi appreciated Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy over the state government's decision of introducing the Andhra Pradesh Disha Act - 2019 which will ensure women safety and protect women against heinous crimes in the state.

Chiranjeevi even congratulated the AP's legislation for passing this new bill.

According to the new law proposed by the AP state government, the accused will get the capital punishment if there are proper evidences to prove crime cases against women such as rape and the judgement would be announced in 21 days, conduct enquiry in 7 days and investigation in 14 days.

Even the persons who post abusive content against women in social media which degrades women reputation, the offenders would be punished with 2 years imprisonment and 4 years of imprisonment.

Chiranjeevi said that Andhra Pradesh Disha Act - 2019 will ensure and protect women's sisters and children who are subjected to sexual harassment.

The state government slightly modified the old CRPC section and introduced this law, by reducing the duration for verdict from 4-month period to 21 days and even provided special courts to probe the crimes for capital punishment.

The film actor even opined that with this new law women will be able to live freely without any fear.

Chiranjeevi said that delivering quick justice in the sexually assaulted cases is better than providing instant justice

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