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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Lagos Chief Justice Frees 233 Kirikiri Prisoner Inmates

The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Ayotunde Phillips, yesterday Tuesday September 18th granted freedom to 233 prisoners. 130 inmates from Kirikiri Maximum Prison and another 103 inmates from Kirikiri Medium Prison. Most of the 233 inmates released yesterday have been in prison for more than 12 awaiting trials.

The Chief Justice ordered their release after listening to some cases during a visit to the Kirikiri prisons yesterday as part of the activities marking the 2012/2013 Legal Year.

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