The Kwara Situation Consultative Dialogue board has petitioned the Authorized Practitioners Committee (LPPC) of the Supreme Courtroom greater than the alleged complicity of Salman Ayinla Jawondo, the Lawyer Regular of the situation within the circumstance involving the homicide of a college scholar.
The girl, who’s a 300-stage scholar of the School of Ilorin (UNILORIN), was raped and murdered by her attackers.
After data of the scholar’s dying broke, safety operatives tracked and arrested her alleged killers.
The purpose out attorney-general then took greater than the state of affairs because the prosecutor as part of makes an attempt to guarantee justice for the deceased.
However within the petition obtained by SaharaReporters and addressed to the chairman of the LPPC, the Kwara Level out Consultative Dialogue board faulted Jawondo’s dealing with of the make any distinction.
Within the petition dated Oct 19 and signed by Bisi Fakayode, the discussion board said the lawyer-basic appointed Saka Rasak, head of his personal enterprise, as counsel for 2 of the accused people.
The dialogue board recognized as on the Supreme Court docket to seem into the difficulty, arguing that there isn’t any manner justice might be achieved within the case as it’s now changing into taken care of by the authorized professional-basic.
“We want to entice the main focus of Your Lordship and the Lawful Practitioners Privileges Committee to the gross act of misconduct in the intervening time changing into perpetrated by Mr Salman Ayinla Jawondo, the current Lawyer Widespread of Kwara Level out and a applicant to be conferred with the optimum place within the lawful career as a SAN,” it undergo.
“Sir, extremely not too way back the enterprise workplace of the Lawyer Regular instituted a jail cost of authorized conspiracy and homicide versus 8 (8) accused people recognized to be culpable within the homicide of a youthful College of Ilorin graduate forward of one of many Substantial Courts in Ilorin, Kwara Level out.
“To our shock, Sir, the Authorized skilled Commonplace, Ayinla Salman Jawondo has been prosecuting the circumstance for the state although the person who’s the top of his private Chambers, within the human being of Mr Saka Rasak has been representing two (2) of the accused people.
“Sir as a duly registered Affiliation beneath the requisite legal guidelines, we positioned this to be absurd and incomprehensible as this can be a obvious unambiguous state of affairs of abnormality that may hinder and impact the dispensation of justice on this circumstance.
“My Lord Sir, it’s apparent that there shall be a conflict of need although the Lawyer is prosecuting and his personal head of Chambers in a non-public setting is defending, because the widespread precept of regulation is that you just can’t be a decide in your private case…”