How govt officials are looting treasury under cover of paying ransom – Kwara commissioner

Kidnapping for ransom has become a source through which state government funds are siphoned under the pretext that the demands of kidnappers must be met to save lives of victims of the crime, Kwara State’s Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Salman Jawondo (SAN) has said. Speaking on Monday at the commencement of the 2021/2022 legal year and valedictory court session for retiring judges in Ilorin, Jawondo said it was time to review the obsolete “presumption of innocence” of defendants with respect to some crimes. He said, “Insecurity in our country is more than challenging as no one can now

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