Popular police officer, Aliyu Giwa, has warned that adultery is a criminal offence and attracts a punishment of 2 years’ imprisonment.
The former Lagos State Police PRO made this disclosure via his Twitter handle. According to him, when tried, anyone found culpable of adultery would face a 2-year jail term or pay a fine.
“Do you know? Adultery is a crime liable to 2 years imprisonment! The ‘PENAL CODE LAW’ section 387 & 388 state: 387. Adultery by a man 388.
“Adultery by a Woman Whoever, being a man/woman subject to any customary law in which extra-marital sexual inter-course is recognized as a criminal offence, has sexual intercourse with a person who is not and whom he knows or has reason to believe is not his wife/husband, such sexual intercourse not amounting to the offence of rape, is guilty of the offence of adultery and shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years or with a fine or with both.” He wrote on Twitter.