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Bayelsa: Activists seek quick prosecution of rape cases, creation of gender desks by police




Ladies Activists from Bayelsa State on Thursday met with the Commissioner of Police within the State, Mr. Echeng Eworo Echeng over the institution of a Gender Desk within the numerous divisional headquarters of the Nigeria Police to make sure the short prosecution of rape instances, violence towards women in addition to home violence.

The Ladies Activists, who’re hooked up to the Gender Response Initiative Staff arrange by the Spouse of the Bayelsa State Governor, Gloria Ebibomo Diri, to struggle towards violence, additionally sought the assistance of the Commissioner of Police for the arrest, investigation and prosecution of a herbalist in Otuasega neighborhood, Ogbia Native Authorities council who allegedly forcefully defiled a major faculty pupil.

She requested for the fast intervention of the Police management within the present case at Otuasega neighborhood, the place an uncle, who’s recognized as a herbalist, had compelled canal information of a seven years previous major faculty pupil.

The Coordinator of the GRIT, Barr. Dise Ogbise additionally sought a working partnership with the Police Command for the coaching of Gender Desk Officers with logistics and autos.

She additionally sought the help of the Police high hierarchy for all rape instances on the divisional degree to be transferred instantly to the SCID gender workplace and that each one defilement instances be handled free on the police clinic or at a sponsored quantity.

Earlier in his assertion, the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Echeng Eworo Echeng, counseled the Spouse of the Bayelsa State Governor, for constituting a workforce of nice minds and objective, promising to proceed the present partnership that has helped the Police in coping with problems with gender-based violence within the state.

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