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(Trending): House of Reps shoots down castration as punishment for rapists

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(Trending): House of Reps shoots down castration as punishment for rapists

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Almost all the ‎360 personnel (Nigeria) have rejected the recommendation for castration of rapists as the surest way to clamp down on incessant defilement and rape cases.

The authorities recall that while considering and adopting a probable motion on the rising cases of in Nigeria, the representatives voted massively against a prayer seeking to suggest castration for male rapists at the .

Mr. James Faleke, a staunch member of the house had recommended that persons found guilty of rape should be castrated to serve as deterrence to other unscrupulous persons.

As a democratic chamber, the House of Representatives put the prayer to vote and castration of rapists as punishment was rejected by the majority.

After the sitting, the introduction of the idea caused a stir among members.

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