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5-yrs after, justice for ALUU 4 as court finds 3 guilty of murder

5-yrs after, justice for ALUU 4 as court finds 3 guilty of murder

Justice has finally come the way of four students of the of the University of Port Harcourt namely Chiadika Biringa, Lloyd Toku Mike, Tekena Elkanah and Ugonna Obuzo who were lynched to death by villagers in 2012 after they were falsely accused of theft in Aluu, a community in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

A High Court sitting in Port Harcourt on Monday, presided over by trial Judge, Ledan Nyordee found three suspects guilty of the murder of the four students while four others were discharged and acquitted.

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During the incident which took place five-years ago, the students were stripped naked, severely beaten and then burnt to death with scores of others who viewed the video of the killing when it went viral on the internet at the time, condemning the act.

12 persons were initially arrested over the murder of the four students but in January this year, 5 persons were discharged and acquitted over the incident which was also condemned by the Senate which frowned at the jungle justice carried out by members of the community.

 

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