Just In! Zamfara Assembly Prescribes Death Penalty For Kidnapping, Others
Abdullahi Shinkafi, special adviser on intergovernmental affairs to the governor of Zamfara, says the state’s assembly has passed a bill prescribing death penalty for all banditry-related offences.
“Today, the governor is going to sign into law death penalty for kidnappers, informants and any other banditry-related issues,” he said.
“The house of assembly, yesterday in Zamfara passed into law death penalty to kidnappers, informants and the contributors.”
Shinkafi said the ‘shoot on sight’ order by Bello Matawalle, the governor, is however limited to a section of the state