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Lagos Govt Orders Release Of 253 EndSARS Protesters, To Prosecute 92

The lagos state government has ordered the release of 253 persons arrested by police over their alleged roles in the unrest following the #EndSARS protests.

The order was made through Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), Lagos State Attorney-General (A-G), who stated that his office had determined that there was a nondisclosure of a prima-facie case against the 253 persons by the police.

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The statement, signed by Mr Kayode Oyekanmi, Director of Public Affairs, Lagos State Ministry of Justice on Sunday, said 92 persons would, however, be prosecuted.

He said:

Legal advice has been issued in respect of all the 40 case files received.As at Nov. 6, the Directorate has been able to despatch legal advice in respect of 81 persons that are being charged to the various courts.The others will be despatched to court on Monday Nov. 9 .

Out of the 361 persons, the DPP shall be prosecuting 92 persons for different offences ranging from arson, stealing, breaking into buildings, armed robbery and murder.

The office has advised that 253 persons be released forthwith for non-disclosure of a prima facie case.

In the meantime, two case files in respect of 16 persons have been advised for further investigation by the police


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