Oyo Assembly Wants Life Imprisonment For Convicted Kidnappers


Oyo State House of Assembly has recommended life imprisonment for those found guilty of kidnapping in the state. Chairman of the committee on judiciary and justice, Hon. Olukayode Akande  who submitted his report on Oyo State Kidnapping (Prohibition) Bill, 2015, stated that the House after reading the bill for the third time passed the bill without further delay. Akande said the House prescribed 20 years imprisonment for anyone who aids kidnapping while 15 years imprisonment awaits anybody that harbors a kidnapped person adding that the law would curb crime.

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