Katsina CJ Assures Of Decongestion, Grant 270 Inmates Awaiting Trials Bail

By Segun Olaniyan On Apr 22, 2021

KATSINA- Towards averting the spread of COVID-19 pandemic, over two hundred and seventy inmates awaiting trials at the new Katsina Correctional Centre have been granted bail conditions.

Justice Musa Danladi Abubakar, the state Chief Judge revealed this at the end of a special visit to correctional facilities in the state.

Abubakar noted that, most of the released awaiting trials inmates were those whose guiltiness has not been proved.

The CJ who thanked the Ministry of Justice and other stakeholders including the Nigeria Correctional Service, the Nigeria Police Force, the Civil Society Organizations and Journalists described the visit as a huge success.

 

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