Jigawa lawmakers approve death penalty for kidnappers, rapists

The Jigawa State Home of Meeting has handed into legislation a invoice for the prohibition of violence towards individuals.

Speaker of the Home, Hon. Idris Garba Jahun, introduced this on Wednesday’s sitting.

He stated the passage of the invoice into legislation adopted the adoption of the report of the Home Standing Committee on Judiciary chaired by the member representing Hadejia constituency, Hon. Abubakar Jallo.

Jallo stated that the legislation on violence towards individuals will probably be in keeping with Islamic and societal norms in addition to working justice system and process.

Hon Abubakar defined that underneath the brand new legislation, fifty-seven suggestions had been made by the committee which can tackle problems with any discrimination or violence towards individuals within the state.

He added that underneath the brand new legislation, anybody convicted for rape will go for all times imprisonment and those that have helped him in committing the offence may also obtain an identical punishment and the sufferer of rape shall be awarded compensation of not lower than N500,000.

“The case of kidnapping is loss of life penalty, whereas a rape case is life imprisonment and if the sufferer is contaminated with HIV Aids, then the wrongdoer will obtain a loss of life penalty.

“Anyone who makes an attempt to commit rape shall upon conviction be punished with imprisonment for a time period of not lower than 14 years and with out the choice of nice.

“Additionally, underneath the legislation, using vulgar language and nude footage by conventional drugs sellers is prohibited and punishable.”

Jigawa lawmakers approve loss of life penalty for kidnappers, rapists

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