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How Illegal Arrests Lead To Prison Congestion

As the nation grapples with the issue of prison congestion, a research report by the Centre for Justice, Mercy and Reconciliation (CJMR) has revealed that arbitrary arrest and illegal detention is one of the major factors for prison congestion in Nigeria with various inmates arrested and detained for crimes by the police but without trial. […]

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ARBITRARY ARREST, PRISON CONGESTION AND SOLUTION – By Hezekiah Olujobi

Offences, Pattern of Arrest and causes for delay in trial as predictors of Prison Congestion in Noncustodial Service Ijebu Ode, Ogun State   USING 20 PEOPLE AS A CASE STUDIES WHO HAVE BEEN IN DETENTION FROM 2010 WITH INCONCLUSIVE TRIAL IN THE HIGH COURT AND THOSE IN THE MAGISTRATE COURT SINCE 2013 WITHOUT LEGAL ADVICE. […]