Section 211 of the Criminal Code Act in Nigeria. Chiefs permitting unlawful ordeal and prohibited juju worship

Any chief who directly or indirectly permits, promotes, encourages or facilitates any trial by ordeal which is unlawful, or the worship or invocation of any juju which has been prohibited by an order, or who knowing of such trial, worship or invocation, or intended trial, worship or invocation, does not forthwith report the same to an administrative officer, is guilty of a felony and is liable to imprisonment for three years.

[L.N. 257 of 1959.]

The offender cannot be arrested without warrant.

Section 211 of the Criminal Code Act in Nigeria

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