Jungle Justice! The name itself sounds so barbaric and absurd. Last week I came across a video where a man in Kaduna was a victim of this preposterous system after he was caught stealing (according to reports). He was flogged for , they bashed his skull and killed him. I didn’t express my anger and disgust openly then.
But coming online yesterday and seeing another picture of a man who who was flogged and burnt with a Tyre after he was caught stealing , I decided to let my anger out and let my disgust for this trend called Jungle Justice public.
I was sickened, me when I scrolled down my twitter timeline and saw how a human being was being dehumanized and flogged like an animal just because he stole. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying stealing is right- what I’m saying is there are more civilized way to handle these issues.
I can’t seem to comprehend how people can stand by and watch this exceedingly brutal behavior continue. We can’t take laws into our own hands first of all, because these are what the law enforcement departments in the country are for. We are a progressing nation and as such we have a standard to uphold.
This has been a trend in this country for as long as I can remember and government need to put measures to stop this behavior, we need to live in a more civilized manner . We need to put more value on human life. Bystanders and people in the community should also not sit back with their arms folded while these things happen.
I urge the community , government , law enforcement agencies let us all take a stand and end jungle justice.
We can’t display these horrendous and bloody pictures on here but check out the link below and follow the conversation.
Don’t forget to drop your comments on the issue below, let us know what you think.
WARNING VIEWER DIGRESSION IS ADVISED THE CONTENT CONTAINS BLOODY AND HORRENDOUS CONTENT THAT MIGHT BE HARMFUL TO THE EYE.
Written by Bashir Umar