Nigeria Police Under Fire For Moving Kogi Commissioner's Alleged Rape Case To Abuja
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Nigeria, Sept. 10 -- Human rights activists have criticised the Nigerian police for moving an alleged rape case against Kogi State Commissioner for Water Resources, Abdulmumuni Danga, to a high court in the Federal Capital City(FCT).
According to the activists, the move is aimed at letting the accused off the hook.
Inibehe Effiong, who is also a lawyer, said that the police want to deliberately destroy the case by taking it to the FCT for prosecution because rape is a state offence and cannot be tried outside the 'locus criminis' (the place where it was committed)
He said the FCT high court does not have the jurisdiction to try the case.
Mr Effiong said this on his twitter handle @InibeheEffiong where he compiled a thread on how the p...
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