From Godwin Tsa Abuja

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) will on Thursday arraigned a blogger, Agozie Samuel Chukwuma (commonly known as Comedy and Ofoegbu (King of the game) before a Federal High Court over alleged criminal conspiracy, kidnapping, abduction and cyber bulling.

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Before now, the defendant was remanded in the Keffi Correctional center, for 14 days by the orders of an Abuja Chief Magistrate Court.
The police had secured the remand order following an exparte application brought pursuant to sections 293 (1), 294(1) and 296 (1) (2), all of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015.
The motion marked CR/ME/65/2024 sought for an order of the Magistrate Court for an order remanding the defendant for 14 days in the Correctional center Keffi, to enable conclusion of investigation and arraignment at the Federal High Court in Lagos.
The Chief Magistrate, Emmanuel Iyanna, sitting in Wuse Zone 6, Abuja granted the exparte order as prayed
In the supporting affidavit deposed by Ajah Emmanuel Elizabeth, the police said the defendant is charged for criminal conspiracy, kidnapping, abduction, cyber bulling, criminal intimidation conduct likely to cause breach of public peace
It stated that the investigation of the offence brought by the nominal complainants, Zion Prayer Movement Outreach was on going.
That it has filed a charge at the Federal High Court awaiting for the charge to be assigned to am particular court for arraignment.

 


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