Women journalists seek prosecution of policeman, another for allegedly raping minors

​The Nasarawa State Chapter of Nigerian Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ, has called for the prosecution of two men, including a policeman, for allegedly raping two minors.


In a statement by the NAWOJ chairperson in Nasarawa State, Tina Cyril, the association expressed disgust over the alleged rape of the nine-year-old and the five-year-old by the suspects.

The NAWOJ leader said it would monitor the handling of the two cases to logical conclusions and expressed its commitment to the protection of the rights of women and children.

She advised parents to monitor the movement of their wards and report any case of abuse to relevant authorities.

She lamented the increasing cases of rape of young girls across the country and urged authorities to bring the suspects to justice.

Ms. Cyril said that NAWOJ would continue to collaborate with others in the fight against child and women abuse in the country.


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