This was contained in a motion proposed by a member on Wednesday, Nuraddeen Al-hassan, seeking the review of the law.
During the plenary which was presided by the speaker Hon. Abdulaziz Gafasa, the assembly members in their majority where unanimous in agreement
While calling for the review of the law to further reflect the reality on ground, Mr Alhassan emphasize that the current 14 year jail term for offenders was not enough hence the amendment of the current law.
“I believe this is the only measure to be taken to end the rampant cases of rape in our society as it is so worrisome.
“I also want to appeal to the House to look into the security challenges so as to strengthen their efforts in tackling the rape cases in the state,” he said.
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