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Nigeria: Lagos Assembly passes bill prohibiting police from parading suspects

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday passed a bill to stop the media parade of suspects by the police.
The bill, which was passed under the leadership of Mudashiru Obasa (Agege 1), the speaker of the house is an amendment of the Lagos State Criminal Justice Law.
The deputy speaker of the house, Wasiu Eshilokun-Sanni (Lagos Island 1), presided over the Monday sitting that saw to the passage of the bill.
If assented by the state governor, the bill will stop the police from parading suspects before the media.
According to section 9(a) of the newly passed bill, “as from the commencement of this law, the police shall refrain from parading any suspect before the media.”

Source: CNR

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