Lagos Records 138 Domestic Violence Cases Against Men In 10 months


The Lagos State Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence Response Team on Thursday said it received 138 cases of domestic violence against men from May 2017 to March 2018.

Mr Adeniji Kazeem, Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, made the disclosure at the 2018 Ministerial Press Briefing to mark three years in office of Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode.

Kazeem noted that 30 cases against men were reported from May 2016 to April 2017.

He said that a total number of 1,771 cases of domestic and sexual violence were reported during the period under review.

He advised members of the public to dial the helpline – #6820# to report cases of violence for prompt and appropriate action.

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