Court slams N5milllion bail bond on Imo ex-Governor’s aides, adjourns case to March 18

Over 13 aides to the previous Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, have been granted bail by the Justice of the Peace Courtroom, Owerri, on Monday.

The court docket, presided over by the Chief Justice of the Peace Courtroom 4, D. U Adikaibe, Owerri, slammed 5 million naira bail bond on every of the accused individuals together with the previous Commissioner for Transport, Lasbery Okafor Anyanwu and former native authorities chairman of Orlu, Ijeoma Igboanusi.

One other situation as introduced by the Chief Justice of the Peace was that every of the accused individuals would supply a outstanding conventional ruler to signal as their surtees.

Prof. Nnamdi Obiareri, a former Commissioner for Info beneath Rochas Okorocha, in an interview, mentioned that bail, by structure, was all people’s proper pending the gravity of the offense.

The Chief Justice of the Peace, based on him, had studied the lightness of the case and granted them bail with out additional delay.

It will be recalled that the previous Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Sunday broke into the royal spring palm residences and accommodations mentioned to be owned by his spouse, Nkechi Okorocha, alongside his foot troopers.

The Senator was reportedly arrested and detained by the state police after clashing with some authorities functionaries.

DAILY POST discovered that he (Okorocha) was later launched on well being grounds.

In the meantime, the case had been adjourned to 18th of March, 2021.

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