…Demands Stiffer Lion punishment for Rapists
Disturbed by series of gender based violence ravaging the society across Nigeria, A non Profit and non Governmental Organization, Kayode Adamolekun foundation (KAF) has called on the Inspector General of Police to take measure which will curb Female Brutality in the country.
The call was made in letter written to the Inspector General of Police Muhammed Adamu, to register its sore displeasure with the lack of urgent measures in place to protect women in the society against brutality, particularly rape cases.
Kayode Adamolekun Foundation in the letter noted that the victimization involved in the condemnable act makes it difficult for women to come out to expressed their grieviance, noting that the lack of stringent measures from the enforcement agencies make the matter to be getting worst.
” According to a report submitted by UNICEF in 2015 one out of four girls in ten boys in Nigeria had experienced sexual violence before the age of 18, according to a survey by positive action for treatment access, over 31.4 percent of girls there said their first sexual encounter had been rape or forced sex of some kinds, this is fast becoming a societal menace that leaves no room for assurance in the heart of the average Nigerian on the williness of the Nigeria police force to deal with these issues with all the seriousness it demand. “
Making reference to the trending rape cases in the country, the foundation however callied on all security agencies to brought the perpetrators to book and let them face the full course of the law.
While insisting that ‘No rapist or their collaborator must go unpunished’, it maintain that the foundation would continue to champion the course as it want a sane society free of all sorts of intimidations and provocation.