Thenetng has confirmed that a Nigerian music promoter Tunji Balogun who allegedly attempted to take his existence final week, can be prosecuted.
On Thursday April 28, 2016, Tunji ‘Teebillz’ Balogun husband of pop big name, Tiwa Savage attempted to commit suicide by leaping off the Ikoyi-Lekki bridge in Lagos.
This become rapidly after his rant on social media approximately how unhappy he has been in his marriage.
Here’s what the regulation says about suicide. Phase 327 of the Nigerian crook Code states that ‘Any person who attempts to kill himself is responsible of a misdemeanour and liable to imprisonment for 1 year’.
Several legal professionals tell Nigerian enjoyment these days that the law has never simply been enforced – it’s far possible there’s no file that everybody has ever been convicted.
A Lagos lawyer told us: ‘such instances are typically dealt with with the aid of scientific employees who check the intellectual nation of the character and try and provide treatment for melancholy and different intellectual problems.’
Teebillz might also but get a bypass on his alleged use of cocaine.
Attorneys who spoke to our correspondent says, ‘most felony structures recognition on possession or ownership with a view to distribute. So it would be greater defamatory than actionable for someone to make such accusations within the media given that he who alleges ought to prove’.