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Lagos Assembly Approves Death Penalty For Kidnappers

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday approved death sentence for kidnappers, whose victims died in their custody.

The approval followed the adoption of a report presented by Mrs Adefunmilayo Tejuosho, the Chairman of the House Committee on Judiciary, Petitions, Human Rights and Lagos State Independent

Lagos Assembly Approves Death Penalty For Kidnappers

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday approved death sentence for kidnappers, whose victims died in their custody.

The approval followed the adoption of a report presented by Mrs Adefunmilayo Tejuosho, the Chairman of the House Committee on Judiciary, Petitions, Human Rights and Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC).

Tejuosho had presented the report of a Stakeholders meeting on a bill entitled; “A Bill for a Law to Provide for the Prohibition of the Act of Kidnapping and for Other Connected Purposes”.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the bill was sponsored by the Speaker of the House, Mr Mudashiru Obasa.

The bill prescribed life sentence to kidnappers, whose victims did not die in their custody.

NAN, November 28

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