Senate Condemns Jungle Justice


By Bright Bassey

The Senate Tuesday condemned increasing incidents of jungle justice in the country, demanding that culpable persons be punished.

The senate directed its committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters to speed up the passage of Anti-Jungle Justice Bill.

The motion, sponsored by Gbenga Ashafa of (APC, Lagos East) and Ali Ndume (APC, Borno South) titled, condemning the rising cases of Jungle Justice.

“The Senate is distressed by the rising cases of jungle justice by mobs that have arrogated to themselves the power to condemn others to death and execute judgment without recourse to the law courts in different parts of Nigeria.

The have also called to order the Police and other security agencies to take responsibility, fishing out offenders and bringing them to book.

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