Nigerian Police Issues Warning, Says “Adultery Is A Crime Liable To 3 Years Imprisonment”(Read More Here)

Nigerian Police Issues Warning, Says “Adultery Is A Crime Liable To 3 Years Imprisonment”(Read More Here)

The former Lagos State Police PRO, Aliyu Giwa, has warned that adultery is a criminal offense and attracts a punishment of 2 years’ imprisonment.

He made this disclosure via his Twitter handle.

According to him, when tried, anyone found culpable of adultery would face a 2-year jail term or pay a fine.

 

Nigerian Police Issues Warning, Says “Adultery Is A Crime Liable To 3 Years Imprisonment”(Read More Here)

 

Do you know? Adultery is a crime liable to 2 years imprisonment! The ‘PENAL CODE LAW’ section 387 & 388 state: 387. Adultery by a man 388.

“Adultery by a Woman Whoever, being a man/woman subject to any customary law in which extra-marital sexual intercourse is recognized as a criminal offence, has sexual intercourse with a person who is not and whom he knows or has reason to believe is not his wife/husband, such sexual intercourse not amounting to the offence of rape, is guilty of the offence of adultery and shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years or with a fine or with both.” He wrote on Twitter.

By Iyabo Aina

Publisher News Rain Nigeria