Four Suspected Murderers Remanded In Prison In Edo


Four suspects, charged with the murder of one Dickson Emah, were on Wednesday ordered to be remanded in the Auchi Correctional Centre by an Edo State High Court, Auchi.

The presiding judge, Justice Philip Imoedemhe, ordered that the four suspects be reminded in the correctional centre for 14 days pending the outcome of legal advice from the Director of Public Prosecution, DPP.

He thereafter adjourned the case till April 7, 2021 for mention.

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The suspects, Saiki Eneshero, 29, Adeche Okuo, 40, Shafe Ozaveghe 41 and Otinoi Adanini 24, are facing a two-count charge of felony and murder.

Their pleas were however, not taken by the court.

The prosecutor, Esq Iweka Ekibade, had on arraignment, told the court that the four suspects conspired with others at large, armed with double barrel gun with live cartridges and other dangerous weapons, attacked and unlawfully killed one Dickson Emah.

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Ekibade said that the four suspects committed the offence on January 8, 202, at Ogbogbo Quaters in Igarra, Akoko Edo Local Government Area of Edo State.

He added that the suspects committed the offence punishable under Section 324 and 319 (1) of the Criminal Code Cap 48 Vol. 11 Laws of the Defunct Bendel State of Nigeria 1976 as applicable in Edo State.


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