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Delta PPRO warns of jungle justice, says police will not accept abused suspects

The Delta State Police Command has warned residents towards unleashing jungle justice on suspected criminals.

The spokesperson of the command, SP Edafe Vivid, introduced this on Wednesday in a message on

Edafe acknowledged that the police is not going to settle for abused suspects and that these answerable for such acts can be charged with homicide if the sufferer dies.

He wrote: “So I used to be on Pattern FM in the present day to debate one other type of jungle justice. Many callers who rang refused to heed my recommendation and insisted that they’d beat a suspected thief black and blue earlier than taking him to the police station.

“Allow us to be clear: we is not going to settle for an injured suspect who has develop into a sufferer of jungle justice in your advanced.”

He additional stated that anybody who injures a suspect should deal with her or him in hospital earlier than being arrested.

He added: ‘We are going to escort you to the hospital the place you’ll have to deal with the suspect earlier than we admit the suspect.

“And if the suspects die from the assault, you then and your different accomplices can be introduced earlier than the choose for homicide. No sentiment within the legislation, know this and be at peace.”

RexGists On-line reported in April that Nigerian police condemned jungle justice and highlighted its unfavorable impression on the nation’s justice system.

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