The Lagos State Government through its Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency has reiterated that Domestic violence is a crime against the State.
This statement was made by the the Executive Secretary Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency, Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi following a report of physical assault by the Community leader who allegedly brutally assaulted his wife on Easter Sunday leaving her with grievous injuries on her body and swollen eyes.
The Lagos DSVA rescued the survivor from the site of abuse and has been placed in private shelter.
The perpetrator has been arrested by the Divisional police station, Ajah Family Support Unit and he is currently in detention even as the DPP has requested for the duplicate case file.
At the LAGOS DSVA, we wish to state that all forms of abuse is a crime, not only against the Survivor but also against the STATE and we are committed to ensuring that all perpetrators , irrespective of their status are made to face the full wrath of the law.