Jigawa Lawmakers Approve Death Penalty For Kidnappers And Life Imprisonment For Rapists
Physical abuse takes place a lot in Jigawa, but guess what Jigawa lawmakers approve death penalty for kidnappers and life imprisonment for rapists, as they fixed it into their law this Thursday afternoon.
Hon Idris Garba Jahun said this law wasn’t just placed based on his own will, but also was accepted from the reports of the house standing committee whom was chaired judicially to represent Hadeija county.
This law was sanction by over fifty committee before it was added as a law, This bill is also in conjunction with the society and religious average as well as executing impartiality system and procedures.
This new law is going to carrid out strictly, stating that whosoever is responsible for rape will spend his entire life in the prison alongside those who helped in commiting this crime. The rapa victims are expected to be compensated with the sum of N500,000 from the accused family.
Then it can further lead to death penalty, if the accuser is known to carry the deadly virus HIV and is being transferred to the victim during this act.
Same case also applies for kidnappers, stating that kidnappers found guilty of the offence kidnap will be sued to court and a death penalty will be passed on them, remember that if the accuser also infect the victim in the act of rape, will also be given a death penalty.
And if the rape hasn’t taken place, the accuser was caught in the attempt, he will be sent to prison for nothing less than 14 years and without a fine option.