The Nation (Nigeria)

Pre-trial parade of suspects: a necessary evil?

ERIC IKHILAE

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The Lagos State House of Assembly has added a provision to the state’s Administra­tion of Criminal Justice Law (ACJL), abolishing pre-trial media parade of suspects by security agencies. The developmen­t has reignited the debate about the legitimacy or otherwise of the age-long practice. Lawyers disagree on the position of the law on this issue. reports.

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