The United Global Resolve for Peace (UGRFP), an NGO, has condemned the lynching of a lady caught allegedly attempting to kidnap two kids from their college in Ilorin on the pretence of being despatched by their mom.
UGRFP’s Executive Director, Mr Olaseni Shalom, in an announcement on Thursday in Abuja, stated that such act was merciless and extra-judicial.
Shalom stated that the girl was apprehended by the college authorities; and whereas the college administration was deliberating on what to do together with her, a passerby heard the mom’s condemnations and raised an alarm.
He stated that the passerby’s alarm attracted an enormous crowd to the scene which led the girl away and set her ablaze.
When contacted, Kwara Police Public Relations Officer, Ajayi Okasanmi, confirmed the incident, including that the deed had been performed earlier than policemen arrived the scene.
“This act must be condemned globally; it’s an act of intolerance; impatience in addition to cruelty.
“The girl had already been apprehended and additional actions would have been taken in opposition to her within the court docket of regulation.
“The regulation was made for a cause and such lawlessness shouldn’t be condoned.’’
UGRFP stated that in furtherance of its efforts to advertise peace, the group held a gathering with the standard ruler of Ikare Akoko, Ondo, Oba Akadiri Momoh, in addition to the Dean of Student Affairs, Adeyemi College of Education, Mr Olaniyi Olaluwoye.
He stated that each conferences emphasised on the ineffectiveness and corrupt nature of the judicial system.
Shalom stated that the conferences identified the work wanted to be performed as a way to absolutely cease jungle justice.
The govt director stated that the group additionally met with the National Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) at Ondo-West Local Government Area.
“This assembly was held to grasp the position of the regulation enforcement businesses in tackling jungle justice and what could be performed to revive belief between regulation enforcement businesses and the folks.
“The NSCDC recognized the key causes of jungle justice as Ignorance, disregard for the rule of regulation and lack of belief within the society,’’ he stated.
He stated that the proposed deliberative assembly scheduled for Thursday in Igbokoda, Ilaje space of Ondo State had been postponed as a result of excessive degree of insecurity within the space.
Shalom stated that the group was suggested by safety businesses to place off the assembly.
He added that UGRFP was nonetheless making efforts to revive peace within the space and be sure that attackers of Olu of Igbokoda, Oba Afolabi Odidiomo have been delivered to ebook.