Rape: Senate Directs Law Review for Stiffer Penalties

The Senate has passed some resolutions to review relevant laws that will provide for stiffer sanctions for perpetrators of rape in the country.

The decision of the Senate followed a motion of urgent public importance sponsored by Senator Rose Oko (PDP-Cross River North) titled “Rising incidence of rape of minors”.

The Senate also directed its committees on Judiciary, Police Affairs, Women…

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