The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has hailed the sentencing of two ex-police officers who were involved in the Apo six extra-judicial killing.

DAILY POST reports that Justice Ishaq Bello of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court had on Thursday jailed the officers involved in the ‎killing of six Igbo traders in APO Quarters, Abuja in 2005.

The judge also discharged three of the accused persons.

Reacting to the development, Debo Adeniran, the Executive Chairman, who spoke on behalf of the organization said the Nigerian judiciary system was beginning to pick up.

In a statement sent to DAILY POST, the CACOL boss said, “although this is great news given that justice has finally been dispensed as it concerns 2 of the killer cops, we as an organization have been always been part of the advocacy for the eradication of death penalties as a punitive.

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