Ekiti State Government on Monday has announced new measures aimed at curbing sexual violence and part of the punishments that will be meted out to sex offenders in Ekiti, is that their photos will be posted on various media across the state.
Photos of sex offenders in Ekiti will be posted in public places
The State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Wale Fapounda at a press conference to announce the new measures disclosed that persons currently standing trial for offence of child defilement and those whom the Director of Public Prosecution had issued a ‘case to answer’ legal advice for the same offence will henceforth undergo compulsory psychiatry test.
Other measures according to the Commissioner include pasting of photographs of convicted sex offenders in prominent public spaces in their local government headquarters, uploading the sex offenders photograph on the website of the Ministry of Justice.
Such sex offenders would also have their photographs shown on the state-owned Television station and their names announced on state radio, in an apparent move to name and shame them.