Kaduna state House of Assembly Approves Castration as punishment for rape

The Kaduna State House of Assembly has on Friday, approved castration as punishment for anybody convicted for rape in the state.

Channels television reports that the approval came following the amendment of the State Penal Code (No.5), law of 2017 which stipulates stiffer penalties for rapists in the state as part of effort to protect women and children against any form of gender violence.

The spokesperson of the House Musa Ahmed told Channels television that,

“Anyone convicted of rape will have his organ surgically removed so that even upon completion of his jail term, will not be able to commit the crime again,” the spokesman of the House, Musa Ahmed told Channels Television.

Credit:channelstv

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