According to a report from Daily Trust, an enraged mob stormed the Divisional Police Headquarters in Tangaza Local Government Area of Sokoto State on Saturday, killing 13 suspected bandits whose bodies were burned to ashes. The bandits were said to be among those who stormed the area around 8 p.m. on Friday and killed two people, one of whom was a shop owner.
Jungle justice is one activity still happening in some rural parts of the nation that baffles me a lot. I have come to realize that this activity has taken a lot of lives in our society and if not stopped, more people are likely to still loss their lives to the cold hands of death.
Jungle Justice: Lessons To Learn From The Incident That Led To The Death Of An Innocent Motorcyclist
Jungle justice has become a way people take laws into their hands without doing a proper investigation about the incident. In some cases, innocent people die due to jungle justice, which is really sad when there are laws governing the country. According to the publication made by Daily post News, the life of a motorcyclist was cut short by hoodlums as a result of false accusing which led to jungle justice or mob action.
President Muhammadu Buhari addressed the Nation today as Nigeria marked its 61st Independence Anniversary. During his speech to the Nation, Buhari said that the arrests of Nnamdi Kanu and Sunday Igboho have revealed certain high-profile financiers behind these individuals. Photo Credit: Naija News However, should President Muhammadu Buhari reveal the names of Nnamdi Kanu and Sunday Igboho financiers?
IMO: The Beating Of A Prison Escapee To Death Is Cruel, The Police Should Be Allowed To Do Their Job
The occurrence and frequency of Jungle Justice in Nigeria have been a major source of concern for human rights organizations, state and non-state actors alike. It violates people's right to life and is a clear indication of lawlessness and disregard for the rule of law, both of which are all too common in Nigeria.
The Burning Of Suspected POS Robbers In Imo Is Barbaric, Jungle Justice Has Done More Harm Than Good
According to a report from Daily Post, an enraged mob lynched three accused POS robbers in front of Afor-Ukwu market in Isiekenesi, Ideato South Local Government Area, Imo State. The incident occurred when the thieves allegedly robbed a POS operator and fled with the POS machine.
Mob incidents, which is commonly referred to as "jungle justice", is disturbingly increasing in our societies. Hoodlums and street urchins have taken it upon themselves to punish persons suspected of committing crimes - in most cases the victims are innocent. [Photo Illustration of Mob / Credit: Vanguard]
Stealing is a punishable offense by the law governing every existing country on Earth, it is not taken likely as thieves are seen as a threat to peace in the community. In some parts of the world, Nigeria to be precise, occasionally individuals who must have been a victim of robbery take laws into their hands to punish anyone caught stealing.
Recent events appear to indicate that a segment of Nigerian society no longer values human life. Aside from the senseless killings and gang wars that have erupted across the country, the return of jungle justice is the latest disturbing trend that should cause any rational person to raise an eyebrow.
Jungle Justice – a situation whereby people take the laws into their own hands, has over the years, remained one of the most condemnable methods of justice administration. This inhumanity of man to his fellow man, which many people believe to be a better way to address criminal matters, equally, has in its arsenal, a seed of destruction which, when planted, could germinate and set the entire society on fire.
"Get busy living or get busy dying.” — Stephen King. Today, on my way to work, we could not pass through the popular Abu King Shuluwa Way in Wurukum, Makurdi, Benue State. The smoke on that way was so thick and gloomy.
Jungle justice is an injustice and there is no other way to twist it to favour a particular scenario. As ugly as Jungle Justice is, it's increasingly becoming a norm adding to the insecurity challenges faced in Anambra metropolis of recent. Since the second quarter of 2021, barring any form of exaggeration, nothing less than 15 persons have been reportedly lynched, killed and burnt for alleged criminality at crime scene.
According to reports reaching us from a reliable source, it was gathered that three armed robbers were caught on Saturday in Umuna Orlu Local Government Area of the state, allegedly robbing some traders and were set ablaze by angry mod. ( This image was used for illustrative purposes only)
Jungle Justice has recently become a widely practiced act in different communities of Nigeria, and it seems more of the barbaric acts are being reported daily. Recently, some five suspected criminals lost their lives to mob Justice in the hands of some youths in Anambra state, and the state police seems to be bothered by the development.
*As Police Arrest 12 Suspected Traffic Robbers, Recievers, Recover Arms* Dedeigbo Ayodeji The Police Operatives attached to Ikotun Division of the command, on Wednesday 7th April, 2021, arrested three (3) Community leaders of Ikotun Area of Lagos State for lynching a suspected burglar. The burglar had gained entrance into the room of one
An angry mob has killed a crime suspect in Biogbolo-Epie area of Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. The suspect was alleged to be among the three-member gang who used a tricycle popularly known as Keke to rob residents. it was gathered that the angry mob also set ablaze the tricycle alleged to have been used to perpetrate the evil act.
Image source: Google Luck ran out on five gunmen as they were apprehended by local vigilante and burnt to death by locals along Afuze- Uokha Road in Owan West Local Government of Edo State. The gunmen were said to have been abducting travelers and taking them inside the bush to make them pay huge ransoms for their freedom.
In recent times, the existence of Nigeria is being threatened by the problem of kidnapping.And it has been singled out from among the trio which include insurgency and banditry because the urchins who are involved in them do use it as their last resort to register their grievance and also to acquire money.
Senate Moves Bill to Create Agency to Control Movement of Cows, Jungle Justice in The FCT for Robber
A robber who has been burnt to death in the FCT,has been reported by the spokesman of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police command to be a suspect of a "one chance robbery" and not abduction as earlier suspected.The people at the area had killed one of the suspectswho tried to defraud a victim.
Today's headlines: Senate Moves Bill to Create Agency to Control Cows and Other livestock, Man Killed in Jungle Justice
Robber Burnt to Death in Abuja.A robber who has been burnt to death in the FCT,has been reported by the spokesman of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police command to be a suspect of a "one chance robbery" and not abduction as earlier suspected.