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Port Hacourt killings: Have we accepted Jungle Justice?

Ugonna, Lloyd, Tekena, Chidiaka; victims of Uniport killings
About 4years ago. precisely on the 5th of October 2012 a tragedy beyond imagination occurred in the land. The lives of Chidiaka, Ugonna, Tekana and Lloyd were snatched by fellow human beings and more importantly fellow country men and women for a crime they did not commit. 
This young men died a brutal death, one not even fit for Armed Robbers, and what for, for a crime they did not commit, without fair hearing, without their accuser proving beyond a reasonable doubt that they did commit the crime.
Their dreams and great plans for the future were snatched, brutally. This terrible act of “jungle justice” was recorded on several devices and immediately went viral. The shame of our nation was displayed for the world to see. It was a heinous crime against humanity. It was a spit in the face of our justice system. And justice must be served for the lives of the innocent snatched by those who felt that they were above the law and became the Judge and Jury.
Some of the suspects
Today, I read on the tabloid that the video footage showed a police man hitting the victims with the butt of a rifle. Investigations identified the police officer and implicated the traditional ruler. They and 11 other suspects were first arraigned in a magistrate court in October 2012, charged with murder. The Director of public prosecution has preferred murder charges against eight of the accused persons and the other four are being prosecuted for neglect to prevent a felony. The case has lasted four years and has barely begun.
This case must not be forgotten.

Read more at: http://www.vanguardngr.com/2016/03/port-hacourt-killings-accepted-jungle-justice/

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