‘Unfortunately, [sex crimes against children] are happening more and more often,’ he said, suggesting chemical castration – which lowers the male libido through injected anti-androgen drugs – was not effective.
‘By letting a rapist go free, we allow them to reoffend,’ he added.
‘This is evidenced by the death of little Erkizhan in Saryagash.’
Erkezhan Nurmakhan, five, was lured to a paedophile’s house after he offered her money for an ice cream.
Killer Saidolim Gayibnazarov, 48, who had previous convictions, was sentenced to life in jail and chemical castration.
‘The government says our amendment for surgical castration of paedophiles violates human rights,’ said the MP, a father of four, who intends to keep pressing for the new law.
‘We don’t suggest applying it to all paedophiles, but we’d like to give courts an option of having surgical castration.
‘If a paedophile attack is especially cruel, I believe surgical castration must be applied…
‘There were about 430 crimes of this kind committed against our children lately.
‘Our government demonstrates its lack of backbone by not approving surgical castration, as if we violate the rights of paedophiles, because paedophiles are human beings.
‘I believe they are not human beings.’
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