Court discharges murder suspect for showing remorseBy bobricky 04:38 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 Comments
An Ijede Magistratesâ€™ Court near Ikorodu, Lagos State on
Tuesday discharged a man, Kazeem Ajiga, who allegedly
lynched another man for stealing his aluminium roofing
Ajiga was arraigned on Tuesday for taking laws into his
hands by executing jungle justice on a suspect, Raheem
Omoyele, whom he accused of stealing his property.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Omoyele was on
Monday brought before Olagbegi-Adelabu on a charge of
stealing 25 aluminium roofing sheets belonging to Ajiga.
The Magistrate, Mrs Jumoke Olagbegi-Adelabu rules that
Since Ajiga has shown remorse, caution and did not waste
this courtâ€™s time by pleading guilty, I hereby discharge him
and strike out the case.
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