[News] Nigerian Man Who Spent 27 Years In Prison For Crime He Did Not Commit


A 57-year-old year old Nigerian man who went spent 27 years in jail for an offense he didn’t submit is presently requiring the change of the legal framework in Nigeria.

As indicated by reports, the man distinguished as Clinton Kanu was arrested at 30 years old, and sentenced

for  in  murder 1992. From that point on, he was remanded in Port Harcourt Maximum Prisons in Rivers state.

His intrigue against the lower court judgment delayed gradually. Yet, in the long run he got to the Supreme Court of Nigeria. There, he got cleared of the homicide allegation on the fifth April, 2019.

Clinton Kanu suffered for crime he did not commit for 27 years. But while in prison, he continued his education and obtained PhD as he claimed.

Now freed, Clinton Kanu is seeking a reform of the nation’s justice system and the prisons. His position is from experience. He suffered innocently. Some of his former fellows in prisons are in similar situations.

They are serving terms in prison for offences they did not commit.

Some of his relatives who were at the Port Harcourt Maximum Prisons to receive him expressed joy that he is reuniting with his family after twenty seven years.

They said the unlawful conviction of their brother brought frustration and anger to the family

 

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