The Lagos State Authorities says it’s going to prosecute 4 law enforcement officials indicted in an alleged extra-judicial killing of two individuals in Lagos.
The households of late Segun Sholaja and Ogheneovo Ebobo had cried out after the Directorate of Public Prosecutions ordered the discharge of the officers, saying that they had no case to reply.
The households of the victims had accused the Director of the DPP, Dr. Babajide Martins, of complicity within the case and known as for a evaluation of the recommendation. The ministry on Wednesday mentioned the lads could be tried primarily based on “contemporary proof.” .
“In the middle of investigation initiated by the Workplace of the Legal professional Normal/ Commissioner for Justice, contemporary proof got here to mild indicting the involved law enforcement officials.
This has necessitated a evaluation of the sooner authorized opinion issued, and the Legal professional Normal/ Commissioner for Justice has directed that the suspects be charged for the killing of the deceased individuals..
The Legal professional Normal/ Commissioner for Justice assures most of the people of the resolve of his workplace to uphold the Rule of Regulation within the State,” the assertion mentioned.
In August, the policemen — Inspector Fabiyi Omomayara, Sergeant Olaniyi Solomon, Sergeant Solomon Sunday and Constable Aliyu Mukaila — had been recorded capturing lifeless the suspects after handcuffing and disarming them.
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