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Three Nigerians Executed By Firing Squad In Indonesia For Drug Trafficking

Three Nigerians Executed By Firing Squad In Indonesia For Drug Trafficking

On Thursday, three Nigerians were Executed by Firing Squad out of 14  other convicts on death row due to drug trafficking.

According to BBC news the time of the remaining 10 prisoners to b executed were yet unknown but amongst the three Nigerians Executed was an Indonesian.

Earlier, the community Legal Aid Institute advocating for the convicts said if there were found guilty they stand the chance of being executed in a firing squad.

Those facing this drug crimes include six Nigerians, four Indonesians, one Pakistani, one Indian and two Zimbabweans.

The families of the six Nigerians in Indonesia was granted a one last visit to their loved ones before the are executed.

Barrister Antonius Karwayu, who was the legal representative of the six Nigerian and two other convicts, the convicts will be executed in a firing squad yesterday at the Nusa Karwayuspoke prison complex

The President of Indonesia, President Joko since his election to office n 2014 has taken a strong stance against drug trafficking in the country and that the country must the rid of drug crimes with all speed and quickness of alacrity.

The Indonesia Justice Ministry as of now have about 121 persons on death row for drug crimes and about 35 out of the 121 persons are foreigners.

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