• Rape worse than armed robbery, should attract death sentence, says Owoseni

    Rape worse than armed robbery, should attract death sentence, says Owoseni

    According to reports, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, is advocating that the crime of rape should carry a life sentence, as what a rapist takes from his victim is invaluable compared to an armed robber that takes material things that can be replaced.

    He made this call at a symposium organised by the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) as part of activities marking the domestic and sexual violence awareness month.

    Owoseni noted that poverty encourages […]