August 17, 2018

Lagos begins crime scene investigation training (Nation)

Lagos begins crime scene investigation training (Nation)

The Lagos State Government through the Office of the Public Defender (OPD) yesterday began a three-day training for its lawyers on Forensic and Crime Scene Investigation (CSI). The programme is in collaboration with experts from the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) in Colorado, United States of America. Solicitor-General and Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Justice, Mrs. Funlola Odunlami, said 40 lawyers are participating in the programme, which is the second in a series. She added: “In the modern age, science and the law work hand… This means that defence counsel must also have better understanding of the science to provide the best defence possible for clients, thus the need for the training”. Read more

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