Breaking News: Lagos State domestic violence law; Beat a woman and go to jail.

It is now, officially, an offence for any man to hit his woman in Lagos State. And it doesn’t matter if you two are legally married, as long as you are living together in a home setting.

According to the deputy governor of Lagos State, Hon Joke Orelope-Adefulire, the new Domestic
Violence Law protects women who are most times the target of violence in the home and also safeguards the interest of men,
children, servants, maids and everyone who may be a victim of domestic violence.
— Here’s what happens when there’s a case of domestic violence:
——- Remove the abuser from the home pending when the abuse is corrected Or remove the complainant from the residence and put in a protective home
Provision of financial assistance by
the state via the Office of the Public Defender/Legal Aid Council to victims of abuse who maybe financially unable to seek redress in court. The court can issue warrant of arrest and remand order.

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