Nigerian woman finally released after 10 years in prison Without Trial

A 38-year-old woman, Titilayo Benson, was released from Kirikiri Prison, where she spent 10 years of her life without trial. Oluwatoyin Taiwo, the Supreme Court of Lagos State, released her following a settlement between the state government and the defendant.

A 38-year-old woman identified as Titilayo Benson finally regained her freedom after 10 years in prison without criminal prosecution. Benson, who was detained at the Kirikiri Correctional Center for Women, was released on Thursday, June 24th.

She was released by Oluwatoyin Taiwo, a judge on the Lagos State Supreme Court. The judge was shocked to learn that Benson had been in jail for ten years without trial. Benson ended up in jail after quarreling with her friend and roommate. , Imade, resulting in the death of the latter, who stabbed Imade with a broken bottle after cutting it off with a razor. IMade died after a month in hospital, and Benson was arrested.

After wasting a decade of her life In prison, Benson can pick up where she left off and trace the course of her life, says Penpushing. The woman was featured in a photo while she was flanked by two lawyers who were instrumental in her release.

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