Cattle Rustling: Death penalty signed for offence of cattle rustling in Kastina state
The Kastina state governor, Aminu Mansari, has signed into Law death penalty for any one convicted for the offence of cattle rustling in Kastina state
Also for the offence of rape, anyone caught would be sentenced to life imprisonment and a fine will also be paid to the victim.
The action of the governor was due to recent killings and attacks in the state, which is the hometown of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Recent killings in the state, was the killing of about 26 people in three areas, Faskari, Batsari and Dan Musa areas.
In the President Buhari’s reaction, he ordered security chiefs to investigate the matter and the President also summoned the governor.
The President then directed the chief of defense staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, and the Inspector General of Police, IGP. Adamu Muhammed to setup an assistant team to investigate the matter immediately.
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