Rivers CJ releases 55 persons from Port Harcourt prison


Rivers Chief Judge, Juctice Iyayi Lamikanra

Rivers Chief Judge (CJ), Justice Adama Lamikara, has released 55 prison inmates from Port Harcourt maximum security prison.

She released them on Thursday during Goal Delivery programme in the prison premises.

Out of the 55, three were armed robbery suspects that had spent between 12 and 14 years in custody without trial.

One out of the 55 released persons was an under aged person, who spent about one year in custody, while one was released on bail.

Addressing the released persons at the end of the exercise, the Chief Judge warned them to be of good behaviour or face the full wrath of the law if brought back to prison.

She advised the people to seek employment and engage in meaningful ventures, rather than involving in crimes.

“Don’t go back to crime. Don’t come to Port Harcourt to constitute problems to innocent persons,” she…

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