Ekiti State Government said it will deploy additional sanctions in its fight against sexual violence.
Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Wale Fapohunda who announced the new measures said that the rising rate of sexual offences in the state has become a source of concern.
TVC News Correspondent, Akin Ogunmola reports that a 15 year old girl, under protective custody at the Social Intervention Centre in Ado Ekiti is being sexually molested by his uncle since she was twelve years old.
According to her, the man had impregnated her twice before neighbours alerted the authority.
This and several other reported cases of rape and child defilement is why Ekiti State Government is strengthening the existing laws in the state to fight the scourge.
The culprit who allegedly sexually molested his niece is in police custody while the case is being investigated.