Buhari’s wife commends determination of Judiciary in handling rape cases

WorldStage NewsOnline—- Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhamnadu Buhari has expressed satisfaction with the determination  of the Judiciary in handling with rape cases by ensuring that the victims get justice.

Mrs Buhari also applauded the steadfastness and diligence of the prosecution to ensure that  the perpetrators  of rape do not go unpunished.

According to her, punishing perpetrators of the act will serve as a deterrent to others.

Buhari was reacting to a video she shared on Friday through her tweeter handle (@aishambuhari) showing a clergy who was convicted for raping a 14-year-old girlShe expressed her view through a hashtag (#TheJudiciaryIsWorking, #JusticeForRapeVictims).

According to the Police Prosecution Counsel, Mr Simon Lough, in the video footage,  said the convict was a pastor to whom the girl being his church member looked up to as a father.

Lough said, the court sentenced him to 12 years imprisonment.” For the first-count of rape is was giving seven-years imprisonment while for second-count of attempt to commit abortion he was giving five-years imprisonment ” he said.

Buhari recently stressed on the need for relevant stakeholders, especially the Police to get involved in tackling rape cases in the society.

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