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According to The Nation, he was arraigned on a four count charge of conspiracy, murder, land and criminal.
No plea was taken. The case was adjourned to August 31 this year pending the advice of the Director of Public Prosecution on the case file.
According to a bulletin released by the Enugu police command spokesman, Ebere Amaraizu, a superintendent of police, the accused had allegedly “on 23rd day of April, 2017 directed for an unlawful trial by ordeal through Akolo Juju Shrine in Ogor village Ikem Isi Uzo and also the alleged possession of various charms together with the use of the Akolo Juju which is reported to possess the power of causing natural phenomenon and disease and which in all, resulted in the death of his daughter identified as one Ebere Ugwuodo and that of his son identified as one Uchenna Ugwuodo said to have been killed through same means in January, 2016.
“The state criminal intelligence and Investigations Department of Enugu state command of the Nigeria Police Force”, states the bulletin,
“had through the directives of the commissioner of police Danmallam Mohammed swung into action based on the petition received on the account of the alleged nefarious/criminal activities of the suspect who has allegedly and variously murdered his children using dangerous charms and Juju in 2016 and 2017 respectively and allegedly celebrating their death.”
The bulletin further states: “It was further gathered that his nefarious activities came to the limelight after the death of his daughter Ebere in which her burial became a problem as the irate mob besieged the suspects house where various charms and juju were removed leading to their unleashing of mayhem on the suspect and also burning down his house and were about sending him to his grave before police operatives from Isi uzo Division arrived the scene to save the situation and following this, the incident was brought to the state criminal intelligence and investigation Department on the directives of the state commissioner of police and after a discreet investigations suspect was arraigned formally in a law court.” THINK YOUR FRIEND WOULD BE INTRESTED? SHARE THIS STORY USING ANY OF THE SHARE BUTTON BELOW ⬇ PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW:>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>