Rinji’s Murder: Culprits Must Face Full Wrath of the Law to Serve as Deterrent – Rep. Simon Mwadkon Ph.D

The Honorable Member representing Barkin Ladi/Riyom Federal Constituency Plateau State, Rep. Simon Mwadkwon, Ph.D has called for the immediate prosecution of the culprits involved in the gruesome murder of 20 year old Mr. Rinji Peter Bala, a 300 Level Student of History and International Studies in the University of Jos by a trigger-happy security personnel attached to Operation Safe Heaven on Tuesday 12th May, 2020 without any form of provocation.

Dr. Simon Mwadkwon said the perpetuators of the heinous must face the full wrath of the Law to serve as deterrent to others.

“This killing is one of the many extra-judicial killings the State has recorded which must not be swept under the carpet but heavy penalty should be meted on the culprits”

“Nigerians have come under serious cases of human rights violation by personnel expected to protect them and their property, this is the fate of the vulnerable in my Constituency” Dr. Mwadkwon posited.

The Federal Lwamaker described the ugly incident as utterly odious, wicked, inhuman, barbaric and callous happening when the Nation is battling with the public health challenge of COVID-19 Pandemic.

While praying for the repose of the soul of the deceased, the Federal Legislator said the people will no longer condone acts of extra-judicial killings and unprofessional conduct by security personnel while carrying out their duties in the State henceforth.

He charged all security personnel to discharge their duties in more professional manner and with high sense of responsibility making protection of lives & property of citizens their priority.

Rep. Simon Mwadkwon console with the family, government of Plateau State and all youths in the State over the untimely demise of the promising Rinji whose life was cut in his prime.

Rep. Dr. Mwadkwon concluded by appealing for calm as the issue is being handle to a logical end.

Cmr. Friday Bako
Director, Media & Publicity to Rep. Simon Mwadkwon, Ph.D