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Rape leads as Lagos records 4, 035 domestic violence cases

Lagos—The Lagos State Government yesterday said in the last one year it handled a total of 4, 035 cases ranging from rape, child abuse, sexual assault, sexual abuse, defilement, divorce, matrimonial issues and child’s custody and maintenance, just as it vowed not to shy away from prosecuting perpetrators of domestic violence crime no matter how highly placed in the society.

The State’s Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem, who disclosed this during a press briefing in Alausa on the activities of the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team in the last one year, said government, through the agency, equally handled a total of 192 cases.



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