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Kidnappers raped me repeatedly and forced my brother to have sex with me – 20-year-old kidnap victim narrates ordeal

A 20-year-old woman, Chioma Dioke, has narrated how kidnappers forced her elder brother to have sexual intercourse with her while they were in captivity. Speaking on Tuesday, July 28, Chioma said the kidnappers held them inside a bush called Sambisa forest located in Ezzagu in Ishielu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. Chioma, her brother […]

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Three kidnappers killed and two of their informants arrested in Kogi (photos)

Three alleged kidnappers were gunned down in a battle and two of their informants arrested early Saturday morning along Lokoja-Okene highway by a team of hunters and neighborhood watch from Okehi and Adavi LGAs of the state. According to reports, the alleged kidnappers who were planning to stage an attack on road users on the […]

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Senate passes bill prescribing life imprisonment for kidnappers; removes gender restrictions on the offence of rape

The senate on Tuesday July 14, passed a bill prescribing life imprisonment for persons found guilty of kidnapping.   The upper legislative chamber also deleted the statute of limitation on defilement and also removed gender restrictions on offences of rape. The bill tagged “the Criminal Code Act (Amendment) Bill, 2020” sponsored by Senator Oluremi Tinubu (APC, Lagos […]