Osun State proposes life imprisonment for rapists!

The Osun State lawmakers have passed a bill that recommends life imprisonment for anyone found guilty of rape. This comes after cases of rape became rampant in the state.

According to the speaker of the State house of representatives, the bill having passed through evaluation at a public hearing was later considered by the House Committee before passing the third reading for approval.

He observed that the bill would charge the law enforcement agents to prosecute rape cases logically and implore the youth to desist from the ugly practice.

The Bill also proposes a 14yr jail term for anyone attempting rape.

 

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