Reps propose capital punishment for kidnappers, rapists

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Reps propose capital punishment for kidnappers, rapists

House of Representatives

The House of Representatives on Tuesday called for the introduction of capital punishment for perpetrators of kidnapping and rape across the country in order to serve as a deterrent.

The lawmakers who spoke passionately against the increase in social vices condemned in strong terms the recent killing of the 58-year-old Mrs. Olufunke Olakunrin, the daughter of Pa Reuben Fasoranti, the leader of the Pan-Yoruba Group, Afenifere.

The lawmakers who spoke during the debate on the motion titled: ‘Urgent need to investigate the killing of Mrs. Olufunke Olakunrin along Benin-Ore road’, sponsored by Hon. Omolafe Isaac Adedayo…



Source: Nigerian Tribune