Charge Railway Vandals With Manslaughter – Amaechi

Charge Railway Vandals With Manslaughter – Amaechi
Rotimi Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has proposed the charge of manslaughter for anyone caught engaging in vandalism of railway facilities in the country.

The Minister made the proposition when he appeared on the ministerial media briefing organized by the Presidential Communications Team at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Friday.

At the press briefing, Amaechi also revealed that the Kaduna-Kano railway project would be flagged off in two weeks.

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He opined that applying stringent laws will curb the menace, which he said, could cause train derailment and killing unsuspecting passengers.

Amaechi lamented that railway clips are frequently stolen causing the country huge amounts of hard currency to replace.

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