Govt preparing draft guidelines on sexual offenders list
: The government is preparing draft guidelines on a proposal to set up sexual offenders registry in the country, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.
"Draft guidelines on the proposal to set up sex offenders registry in India are under preparation in consultation with relevant ministries and organisations, before they are put out for wider consultation with state governments and the public," Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir said.
In a written reply, Ahir said the initial consultation draft includes the registration of individuals convicted for offences like rape, voyeurism, stalking and aggravated sexual assault.
It also includes possibility of registration of offenders below and above 18 years, the minister said.
He added that the NCRB has not forwarded any proposal regarding the modalities to be adopted.