Senate proposes 15 yrs jail term for people who pay ransom to kidnappers

A bill to criminalise payment of ransom in Nigeria has passed second reading in the Senate on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. Leading debate on the bill on Wednesday, Senator Francis Onyewuchi (Imo East – PDP), said it seeks to amend the Terrorism (Prevention) Act 2013 with a new section which criminalises payment of ransom to…… Continue reading Senate proposes 15 yrs jail term for people who pay ransom to kidnappers

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