Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Kano Assembly adopt castration as punishment for rape

Members of Kano State Assembly on Wednesday unanimously adopted castration as punishment for rape in the state.

The adoption initiated a process to further amend the State’s Penal Code amendment (No.12), Law of 2014.
Nuraddeen Alhassan (APC-Rano) had sought a review of the law as he stated that the present 14-year jail punishment was not enough.
He said; “Therefore, I am calling on the House to recall the law and amend it, to provide castration punishment for rapists.

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