Death Sentence approved for kidnappers by Bauchi State Government
his ink on a bill that will attract a death sentence or life imprisonment for any
person found guilty of kidnapping in the state.
Ibrahim Umar, declared this at a press conference in the state, on Tuesday,
March 7, 2017.
is guilty of the offence of kidnapping shall be punished with life
imprisonment. If the victim dies as a result of the kidnapping, the offender
shall be punished with death.”
abducts or carries away anybody and holds them to ransom or otherwise with or
without a weapon, has committed act of kidnapping in the state and would be
free emergency treatment to accident victims within 24hours of incidence in government
hospitals, has also been signed into law by the state.
stated that the state government shall provide funds and logistics for joint
patrol of the hospital management board and Federal Road Safety Corps for
rescuing accident victims in the three senatorial districts of the state.
hospital that fails to accept an accident victim shall have its officers on duty
that day punished according to civil service rules, including reduction in