Court discharges murder suspect for showing remorse

By 04:38 Tue, 30 Jun 2015 Comments

An Ijede Magistrates’ 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 court’s time by pleading guilty, I hereby discharge him

and strike out the case.



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