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Rivers: Chief magistrates relocate to correctional centre to hear cases




Three Chief Magistrates of the Rivers State Judiciary have relocated to the Nigerian Most Correctional Heart in Port Harcourt to take a seat and listen to instances of inmates who’re on the custodial heart for minor offenses.

Chief Magistrates, Menenen Poromon, Victor Nweke and Rosemary Ibanibo are to contemplate those that have been awaiting trial longer than the unique time they’re anticipated to serve for the crime dedicated.

The transfer is in compliance with the directive by the Chief Decide of Rivers State, Justice Simeon Amadi, which he gave throughout the purpose supply on the Nigerian Most Correctional Heart, Port Harcourt, on 19 August.

An announcement by the performing Chief Registrar of Rivers State Judiciary, David Ihua-Maduenyi, mentioned the train which is predicted to finish on the ninth of September, 2021 is a part of effort to decongest correctional services within the state.

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