Kaduna Assembly Approves Castration As Punishment For Rapists

Following the passage of a bill to amend the penal court law, 2017, the Kaduna State House of Assembly has approved castration as punishment for any convicted rapist in the state.

In a tweet which has been deleted, the Assembly said lawmakers approved the recommendation of total Castration for a rapist in the State after the plenary on Thursday, September 10.

Meanwhile, in another tweet by the majority leader of the assembly, he said a bill to amend the Kaduna State Penal Court Law No.5 of 2017 has been passed into law by the state house of assembly.

Earlier, Governor Nasir El-Rufai has opined that the justice system of the state will no longer grant bail to rapists adding that anyone convicted of rape will have his organ surgically removed in addition to life imprisonment or 21 years.

He made this known when a group of women, advocating for justice for rape victims staged a peaceful rally at the government house in Kaduna.

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