Senate passes life imprisonment bill for kidnappers


Senate Passes life Imprisonment Bill for Kidnappers.

The Senate of Nigeria has passed a bill providing life imprisonment for kidnappers.

The instrument is also to redefine the concept of rape as provided in section 357 of the criminal code to include males and to remove statute of limitations on defilement and increase punishment for rape and Kidnap cases.

Senator Ibrahim Oloriegbe under matter of personal explanations as Chairman Senate Committee on Health commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 for the level of commitment in the Containment process.


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