Court remands four in prison over alleged murder

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 Division.

The presiding judge, Justice Philip Imoedemhe, ordered the remand of the four suspects 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.

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 a double-barrel gun with live cartridges and other dangerous weapons, attacked and unlawfully killed one Dickson Emah.

Ekibade said that the four suspects committed the offence, on January 8, 202, at Ogbogbo Quarters 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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