PV Desk : Prime Minister and Leader of the House Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday announced her government’s “zero tolerance policy” against the rapists like terrorism, militancy and narcotics and warned that the government will take stern action against the culprits.

“We notice a problem (currently) as some beasts in the name of human beings are doing very heinous crime like rape … they’re rapping from the minor children to girls,” she said.

Sheikh Hasina added: “I’ll call them inferior to the beasts and they’ve no principles, and how human beings can possess such hateful character?”

The prime minister said this while taking part in the thanksgiving motion on the President’s speech as well as delivering her winding up speech of the sixth session of the 11th Jatiya Sangsad.

Sheikh Hasina said her government has adopted zero tolerance policy against terrorism, militancy and drugs and has been taking proper action against these social menaces.

“Like that we’re declaring zero tolerance policy against the rape and the rapists. We’re taking stringent measures against the heinous crime and it’ll continue … we’re very much aware of it,” she said.