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Rape: Where Consent Will Be Of No Moment – By Arome Abu Esq.

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In Nigeria, Rape can be committed even where a woman supplies consent:

1) where her consent is obtained by putting her in fear of death or hurt.

2) where she supplied consent because the accused impersonated her husband.

3) where, by reason of paucity of her age, she is incapable of consenting to sexual intercourse.

See Section 357 of Criminal Code and 282 Penal Code

Arome Abu is the Principal Partner of TCLP.

CAVEAT: Note that this information is provided for general enlightenment purposes and is not intended to be any form of legal advice.

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