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Monday 24 June 2013
Breaking: Four convicts hanged in Edo as Oshiomhole ignores Amnesty International, others
The inmates were hanged on Monday.
Four death row inmates have been reportedly hanged in Benin, the
capital. The convicts were hanged on Monday evening, prison sources and officials said.
Local and International organisations including Amnesty International had appealed to
Governor Adams Oshiomhole
not to sign the death warrants of the convicts.
President Goodluck Jonathan
last week advised state governors to be bold and act constitutionally by signing the death warrants of death row inmates convicted by the courts.
More details later…
Justin Kingland (DRM)
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