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Indonesia says it will kill 4 Nigerians in 72 hours time


Indonesia to kill Nigerians in 72 hours

The Nigerian Embassy in Indonesia has been given a 72 hours notice by the host country regarding four death row inmates awaiting execution.

According to ABC news, there are 10 other death row inmates on the list to be executed, including foreign nationals from Pakistan and one Indonesian woman.

Two of the Nigerians facing imminent execution are Michael Titus Igweh, whose appeal last week was thrown away, and Humphrey Ejike Jefferson. Both of them could be executed by Friday July 29. 2016.

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Lawyers for some of the group have said their clients may seek last-minute clemency from President Joko Widodo, meaning their executions could be delayed.

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It will be the first round of executions since Australians Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan faced the firing squad in April last year, and the third round endorsed by the current President.

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