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Anambra CJ urges legal professionals to assist decongest prisons by means of bail functions

The Anambra State Chief Decide, Justice Onochie Anyachebelu, has urged legal professionals to assist make sure the decongestion of correctional centres round Anambra State by making use of for bail for inmates.

Anyachebelu made the decision whereas conducting jail supply at Federal Correctional Centre, Ekwulobia, Aguata Native Authorities Space.

The Chief Decide stated, “Court docket is, and shall ever stay court docket of justice, as such, when you have a case, ask for bail.

“In case your argument is logical and in step with the provisions of the regulation, bail might be granted.

“Even whether it is refused, discover out why, make corrections, get again to the court docket with clearer argument, you’re going to get justice.

“If legal professionals can tidy up their instances, current them within the court docket promptly, Correctional services might be decongested,’’ he stated.

A scholar of Holy Household Secondary Faculty Igboukwu, Grasp Chisom Ezeudo, who had been within the correctional facility, was, nonetheless, granted bail to the tune ofN200,000 with two sureties in like sum, probably his father or blood relations.

Grasp Ezeudo was a second defendant in a housebreaking case involving 4 different individuals.

He obtained bail after his lawyer; Mr Olanike Babalola argued that Chisom was an industrious scholar who engaged in block moulding throughout the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown interval, when colleges have been closedown.

“Sadly, the block trade, the place he was working was removed from his dwelling so he looked for the place he can keep that was nearer then; he met a buddy who lured him into sleeping in a burgled home.

“After the housebreaking, the police got here into the constructing and arrested all people together with Chisom who was not a celebration to the burgling off the home.’’

Contemplating this argument, the decide granted Chisom bail.