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Uwa Omozuwa Death: It is time we Review our Law on Rape – Atiku

BY TAIWO OGUNMOLA-OMILANI

The former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has called for the review of laws on rape to ensure that there are no escape routes in the investigation, prosecution, conviction and adequate punishment for this heinous crime.

He disclosed this on his Facebook page while reacting to the demise of Uwa Omozuwa, an undergraduate student, University of Benin who was raped and killed recently in a church.

According to him, I just spoke to the family of the late Uwa Omozuwa. I expressed my deepest condolences over her rape and murder. I feel their anguish. Sadly, rape is now a pandemic in our country.

“It is time we reviewed the laws on rape to ensure that there are no escape routes in the investigation, prosecution, conviction and adequate punishment for this heinous crime. -AA”, he said.

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