Musician prescribes amputation of limbs for pirates




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LAGOS – A renowned veteran musician, Stella Monye, on Wednesday prescribed the amputation the hands for those who engage in the piracy intellectual properties to curb the scourge.

Monye told the News agency (NAN) in Lagos that it was only when drastic steps were taken that piracy could be reduced to the barest minimum.

“If fingers are cut, they won’t see the hands to use in pirating the works.

“Cutting fingers will them, by the time you cut ’s fingers will . [eap_ad_2] “They will learn and it will be faster in stopping them; without a drastic measure they won’t .

“Taking them to court to be fined N10, 000 will not deter them. They will pay and come out to continue,” she said.

The musician noted that piracy had wreaked untold hardship on the ’s hardworking artistes, making it difficult for many them to ends meet.

“You become a pauper because of your pirated works, they impoverish you.

“What is more wicked than pirating someone’s intellectual property and making the person suffer without getting anything from all the money he invested in the works.

“We have been saying a lot about piracy but the authorities have not done much for it to be stopped,” said Monye. (NAN)[eap_ad_3]