The Chief Judge of Osun, Justice Oyebola Ojo, on Thursday, ordered the release of 13 inmates awaiting trial from Ile-Ife prison.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the inmates that regained freedom were said to have overstayed in prison without trial.
Those released were: Ogundipe Sunday, who spent over eight years without trial over alleged armed robbery, Ojo Stephen, being in custody for over six years, over alleged armed robbery and Hafeez Kosamotu, was incarcerated for over three over alleged conspiracy/murder.
Others that were freed are: Awolusi Temitope, who was in the prison for 1 year, seven months and 17 days for allegedly entering, while Gift Umukoro, spent a year, six months and 19 days over alleged stealing.
“Afolabi Alayanle, spent a year, four months and nine days over alleged entering/stealing; while Ismaila Kazeem, spent over one year.
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