Kaduna state Governor, Nasir El-Rufai on Wednesday signed into law the Penal Code 2020, which stipulates castration for male rapist and bilateral salpingectomy for female convicts.

This was confirmed via the governor’s official twitter handle, Wednesday night.

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According to the tweet, “Malam Nasir @elrufai has signed the Kaduna State Penal Code (Amendment) Law 2020 which provides stiff penalties upon conviction for the rape of a child, including surgical castration for male convicts and bilateral salpingectomy for female convicts.”

 

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