By Olajide Idowu
Osogbo – Participants at the public hearing on the ‘Osun Anti-kidnaping and Other Related Crimes Bill, 2019 held on Tuesday, have called for death penalty for anybody involved in kidnapping in the state.
Some participants at the hearing at the assembly complex in Osogbo, also called for compensation for kidnap and rape victims as well as restitution of ransom paid by families of those kidnapped whether released alive or dead.
Lawal said most unemployed youths now engaged in social vices such as kidnapping, robbery and money ritual.
“So far, so go; the hearing has yielded the desired outcomes and the contributions made by the participants would be effected in the bills.
“As the anti-kidnapping bill is concerned, the people have unanimously agreed for death sentence for kidnappers. The house would deliberate on the contributions of the people,” he said.