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Reps Reject Move To Castrate Rapists

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The House of Representatives has opposed an amendment seeking to castrate rape offenders.

Reps Rejects Move To Castrate Rapists
Reps Rejects Move To Castrate Rapists

The House, during plenary, considered and approved a motion seeking severe penalties against worsening cases of rape in the country. the rising cases of rape in the country.

A member, Mr , had recommended that persons found guilty of rape should be castrated.

But a majority of lawmakers shot down the prayer, as Speaker put it to a voice vote.

In honour of victims of sexual violence in Nigeria, the House resolved that members should be dressed in black on the next legislative day.

Adelowo Adegboyega
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