• 1,076 prisoners on awaiting trial list in Benue – Comptroller

    1,076 prisoners on awaiting trial list in Benue – Comptroller

    According to reports, the Comptroller of Prisons in Benue State, Mr. Peter Pevigo, yesterday disclosed that about 1,076 prisoners who are currently languishing in the cell at the Makurdi Medium and Security Prison are on awaiting trial list.

    Pevigo, who disclosed this when he led other officials of the prison on a familiarisation visit to the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Michael Gusa, said 299 other inmates are those convicted for various crimes while a total of 1,375 prisoners were […]