Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Muhammad Badaru Abubakar has signed into regulation Violence In opposition to Particular person Prohibition invoice.
DAILY POST had reported that the Jigawa State Home of Meeting has handed into regulation a invoice for the prohibition of violence in opposition to individuals.
The Governor mentioned the regulation will assist in lowering the speed of crime within the state.
Badaru mentioned the invoice was assented after consulting with the council of Ulamas that the brand new legal guidelines will not be in battle with Islamic legal guidelines and tradition of Jigawa folks.
“The brand new legal guidelines stipulated within the invoice embody; Loss of life sentence for male or feminine rapist or life sentence with out the choice of tremendous. Anybody who aides or offers order to rape one other individual shall obtain a dying or life sentence.”
“Using political thugs attracts 4 years imprisonment for perpetrators and using indecent or pornographic photos for advert in public locations shall entice three months imprisonment with an possibility of N10,000 tremendous.”
“Kidnappers shall additionally obtain dying sentence.”
Badaru counseled the State Lawyer Normal and Commissioner for Justice, Musa Aliyu, and the state council of Ulamas for his or her contribution to the passage of the invoice.
Jigawa: Gov Badaru assents regulation prescribing dying sentence for rapists, kidnappers