Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Niger State Chief Judge canvasses speedy administration of justice

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Niger State Chief Choose, Justice Halima Abdulmalik, has described as unacceptable, delays by the Authorized Unit of the State Police Command and their fixed refusal to ahead case information of suspects to the Ministry of Justice for authorized recommendation.

She made this recognized on the Minna Outdated Medium Safety Custodial Centre, as a part of an ongoing go to to custodial centres throughout the state.

The Chief Choose identified that the authorized division of the State Police Command permits inmates to stay in custodial centres with out trial in court docket, which she mentioned is very worrisome.

She described the police motion as deliberate geared toward incarcerating these inmates, by giving the identical excuse for case information whereas they carry on saying an investigation is ongoing with out completion.

Justice Abdulmalik suggested the police within the Authorized Unit of the Niger State Police Command, to work in partnership with the workplace of the Director of Public Prosecution, DPP, within the Ministry of Justice, to carry a couple of speedy administration of justice.

In accordance with the Chief Choose,“the ineptitude of the authorized division of the State Legal Investigation and Intelligence Division, (SCIID) is painful, and can not be accepted”.

She directed the Director of Public Prosecution, DPP, within the state Ministry of Justice, Barrister Mohammed Kutigi, to expedite motion on the duplicated case information.

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