Oyogist.com has learnt that The state Attorney General, M.A Lawan has disclosed that Kano State recorded a total of 211 rape cases in 2020 alone.
He disclosed this while briefing the press on Monday in Commemoration of the 16 days of activism for Elimination of Gender-Based Violence sponsored by WARAKA- SARC and Partners Chemonics International and Society for Family Health (SFH).
“So far the Ministry of Justice has recorded 211 rape cases in 2020. The figures have been reduced as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic but in a normal day the case is in serious rise”.
Lawan explained that the state has penalized 86 convicts of rape who committed the act against minors.