Five men who were wrongly accused of murder 5 years ago celebrated as they regained freedom two days, in Enugu.
Facebook user, Chijioke Okibe shared the photos and video and wrote;
“Five innocent young men released from Enugu prison after five years today There were ecstatic jubilation of some awaiting trial men today at the Enugu high court complex when five of them who had spent five years in prison were discharged and acquitted of a crime they said they did not commit One of the freed men told me that their journey started since 2013 when they were detained by Enugu SARS at their cell but that it happened that one of the inmates who was as magic and was tortured by SARS men and that led to his death.
Consequently according to the young man in his late twenties they were accused falsely of killing the young asthmatic boy. Five of them were as a result in ASA rated for five years but were discharged and abated for want of diligent prosecution by Hon. justice CI Nwobodo on 29/11/17”