The brutal rape and murder of an eight year old has left the entire nation in a state of shock and anger with many celebrities from the Tamil film industry voicing their strong opinions among whom actress Varalaxmi Sarathkumar has been endorsing a death penalty for the accused.

The actress, who is also the founder of the "Save Shakti" movement, which aims to eradicate sexual harassment against women, had a short while back taken to her Twitter page to request the honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi to pass the death penalty law against the criminals.

This isn’t the first time Varalaxmi Sarathkumar has proposed the death penalty for such criminals as she has been actively speaking on the need for such a law on her social networking page for quite sometime.

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