Falana laments swapping of innocent for rich convicts

Image result for Falana laments swapping of innocent for rich convictsHuman Right Lawyer, Femi Falana SAN has described as worrisome the criminal conspiracy between prominent Nigerians convicted of crimes and prison officials who swapped them with innocent members of the public.

Falana spoke in Akure while delivering a paper titled “Access to Justice: Socio-Cultural Economic and Geographical Limitations at the Judges Annual Seminar as parts of activities marking the new Legal Year.


According to Falana, some convicted high profile citizen would be set free having paid prison official who in turn would swap him with the innocent but poor citizen.

Falana said lawyers should ensure quick dispensation of justice by not filing frivolous applications that can delay cases in court.


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