How frustration, delayed justice fuel jungle justice – Nigerians speak
Nigerians are no doubt passing through what could be considered the toughest phase in the history of the country since the return to democracy in 1999.
Apart from issues of insecurity, hunger is biting harder, job losses are on the increase, and frustration is at its highest ebb.
No doubt, the citizens utilize every available opportunity to ventilate their anger. Sadly, though, the victims of such situations as jungle justice are the same commoners.
Naijacrawl reports that several cases of jungle justice have been recorded in the country since January.
Wikipedia defines jungle justice or mob justice or lynching as a form of public extrajudicial killings, where an alleged criminal is publicly humiliated, beaten and summarily executed by vigilantes or an angry mob.
It stated that, “Treatments can vary from a “muddy treatment," where the alleged criminal is forced to roll in mud for hours, to severe beatings followed by execution by necklacing."
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