AN OVERVIEW OF PLEA BARGAIN IN NIGERIA

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By Adesina Selimllah Abimbola Plea bargaining is a negotiation which takes place between an accused person and the prosecution where the former pleads guilty to some of the offences which he is charged (usually lesser offences) while the latter agrees in turn to drop one or more of the other offences with which the accused is charged; or the accused person may plead guilty to one or more offences in return for the prosecution conceding to a milder penalty. A plea … Continue reading “AN OVERVIEW OF PLEA BARGAIN IN NIGERIA”