Man regains freedom after losing one leg and spending 5 years in jail

Man regains freedom after losing one leg and spending 5 years in jail

- A Nigerian man who was allegedly sent to prison for a crime he did not commit has finally regained his freedom after spending five years in jail

- According to a Twitter infuencer identified as Oluyemi Fasipe, the man was mistakenly arrested alongside some kidnappers

- Oluyemi said the man was shot by operatives of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad during the arrest, which led to his amputation

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A Nigerian man who was allegedly sent to jail for a crime he did not commit has finally been released after spending 5 years in prison.

The disclosure was made by a Twitter infuencer identified as Oluyemi Fasipe with the handle @YemieFASH.

Oluyemi said he saw the man in court after he was discharged as no evidence could be established against him.

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According to him, the man was shot by operatives of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) during his arrest and had to be amputated.

Man finally released after losing one leg and spending 5 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit
This Nigerian man allegedly spent five years in prison for a crime he did not commit. Photo credit: @YemieFASH
Source: Twitter

Oluyemi wrote on the social media platform:

“I saw this guy at the court now, he was discharged & acquitted after spending 5yrs in prison, he was mistakenly arrested alongside some kidnappers, he was shot by SARS during the arrest & had to be amputated. Imagine going through all these without committing any crime.
"I spoke with his lawyer and advised him to write a petition to the Ondo State panel of inquiry on his behalf.”

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Eromosele Adene, one of the advocates of the EndSARS campaign was granted bail by a magistrate court in Lagos state.

The Yaba magistrates court on Tuesday, November 17, set the bail at N1 million.

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Adene was arrested by the police at home in Lagos on November 7 for playing an active role in the peaceful EndSARS protests.

He was accused of criminal incitement, cyberstalking, provoking a breach of the public peace, and conduct likely to cause the breach of public peace.

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