Daily Archives: October 19, 2017

Case dropped against man tried 32 years ago

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors dismissed charges Wednesday against a man who spent three decades in prison for a rape conviction based in part on one strand of hair.

Justice announces National SAKI grant award

Governor Jim Justice announced Tuesday he has awarded $377,335 in West Virginia National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) grant funds to one statewide project.

Lagos DNA lab: A welcome initiative

THE Lagos State Government, penultimate week, commissioned its DNA (Deoxyribo Nucleic Acid) forensic laboratory. It is the first state-owned DNA laboratory in the country. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode had, last year, approved the DNA laboratory project as part of the criminal justice sector reforms designed to solve crimes through technology.