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Activists Urge Ondo Govt. To Castrate, Life Imprisonment As Penalty For rapist

Following the rise in rape cases across most parts of Nigeria, some activists have asked the Ondo State Government to consider castration and life imprisonment as punishment for sexual offenders in the state.

Mr Ayafe Adeyemi, a human rights activist, said he was pushed to call for attention of the state government following the case of a pastor, who was dragged before an Ondo State Magistrate Court for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl but was released on bail.

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He said, “So, you can imagine such a case and despite the Attorney General confirming that a medical report confirmed that the unscrupulous clergyman committed the said offence, he was granted bail. 

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