Court remands 23-year-old man for manslaughter

A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt has ordered that a 23-year-old man, Chibuike Agbazuo be remanded in prison custody for manslaughter. Chibuike, who was arraigned before the court was said to have kicked one Chisom Anaba, which led to his death on January 20th, 2014 at Obeama in Oyigbo Local Government Area.
Counsel to the accused person, Mkpora Ngini appealed to the court to grant bail to Chibuike saying that the family of the deceased have accepted their fate and decided to drop charges against the accused person. The Chief Magistrate, Emma Woke instructed that the case be transferred to the high court, adding that the Director of public prosecution, DPP, should start the process of subsequent arraignment of the suspect. The court adjourned till March 8, 2014 for mention.


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