Nasarawa State Commissioner of Justice, Barrister Abdulkarim Kana irked over the rising wave raping in the State has called Islamic clerics in the country to raise up to the increasing cases of raping.
The Commissioner disclosed this in a telephone conversation; He expressed shock over the recent raping of fourteen years girl by three brothers in Keffi Local Government Area of the State.
He said the recalcitrant are children to a well-respected Islamic cleric in Keffi, He also expressed shock over the raping of a fourteen-year girl by a class teacher in Agwatashi community of Obi Local Government.
He called on the need for religious leaders to focused their preaching on the increasing cases of raping and its danger to a nation.
On the anti-kidnapping law which was operational barely seven months ago and the delayed on the prosecution of kidnappers; The Justice Commissioner blamed the police over the non-implementation of the anti-kidnapping law.
He said no fewer than 170 persons arrested in connection to kidnapping are in police custody across the state, saying there was a directive not to admit New inmates into correctional centers due to coronavirus pandemic.
It could be recalled that Nasarawa State first Lady, Hajiya Silifat Abdullahi Sule worried over the unabated cases of raping especially the raping of a three-month-old toddler in Adogi community of Lafia Local Government presented a request letter addressed to the State lawmakers to outlawed raping in its totality in the State.
The First Lady presented this during a protest staged over the menace of raping in the State,
The Press Secretary to the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Jibrin Gwamna in an interview when asked what was delaying the signing into law of a bill prohibiting raping in Nasarawa State.
It would be recalled that Governor Abdullahi Sule piqued over the rising of waves of street begging by underage, child- labor, inhuman treatment has signed a law banning street begging as well repatriate over 1000 non-indigent Almajiri’s to their various States of origin but still, a fragment of underage street urchins are seen roaming the street of Nasarawa State.
While commenting on the freezing of the account of the State Government by High Court 16 in the Federal Capital Territory following a suit filed by aggrieved pensioners challenging the former Governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura for the paying them in percentage for a period of three years.
Justice Commissioner, Barrister Abdulkarim Kana said the matter was slated for Wednesday 19th August, The order by Justice Belgore freezing the account of the State Government has caused pains, agony, starvation amongst the working class and their dependants as everything was grounded to a halt.