Monday, May 29, 2017

Lagos Writes Police To Transfer Mercy Aigbe-Gentry's Domestic Abuse Case Files

Lagos Writes Police To Transfer Mercy Aigbe-Gentry's Domestic Abuse Case Files

Lagos State Government has written a letter through the Directorate of Public Prosecutions, DPP, demanding that the Nigerian Police should adopt the duplicate of the accomplishment file concerning the alleged domestic get on your nerves meted out vis--vis actress Mercy Aigbe by her husband Lanre Gentry.


The letter indicated the collect of the confess running in prosecuting the attack lawsuit in the antique attainable epoch consequently that both victim and offender can have their war real promptly.


This is in pedigree subsequent to the publication made by the State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem, during this years ministerial briefing


Mr Kazeem said: The DPP is sparkling to ensuring that all offenders are brought to scrap cassette thereby discouraging impunity in our organization. We are plus buzzing to speedy trials, especially for that defense that suspects are not detained for too long awaiting trial. It is our belief that both the victims of a crime and the alleged offenders deserve to have their cases unwavering at the primeval practicable epoch.


Vanguard reports that the resolve to write the Police was sequel to the result of the recent medical check-happening conducted not far off from Mercy Aigbe that indicated alleged injury by her husband. Asides writing to the Deputy Commissioner of Police in deed of the State Criminal Investigative Department, SCID, Panti, Yaba, Lagos Mainland Local Government, DPP along with copied new relevant agencies, to lithe them of its seek.


It would be recalled that the Coordinator of the State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team, DSVRT, Mrs. Titilola Vivour- Adeniyi, had argued during a sensitization programme that Domestic Violence is a crime working to the side of the State. She said that if anyone is abused, the come clean is as well as being abused, therefore our mindsets have to fiddle after that and domestic mistreatment has to be treated as a crime logical of the divulge.

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