8 policemen face trial in Lagos for murder


At least 8 police officers are currently facing trial over murder in Lagos State.

According to the state’s Ministry of Justice, others police men are also standing trial for attempted murder, manslaughter, armed robbery and involuntary manslaughter.

The Ministry yesterday released a list, which reveals name of cases, outlining names of plaintiffs and defendants; offences committed, names of court/judge assigned to each case as well as the current status of the cases.

Offences outlined in the list range from manslaughter to murder, grievous bodily harm, attempted murder, involuntary manslaughter and armed robbery among others.

According to the Attorney General of the State, Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), the Ministry has, overtime, been committed to the prosecution of the listed related cases of police abuses.


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