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A former Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, alongside 13 others, have been granted bail by the Justice of the Peace Court docket sitting in Owerri on Monday.
The Court docket presided over by the Chief Justice of the Peace Court docket 4, D. U Adikaibe, Owerri in Imo state, slammed a 5 Million Naira (N5m) high-quality on every of the accused individuals together with a former Commissioner for Transport, Lasbery Okafor Anyanwu and a former native authorities chairman of Orlu LGA, Ijeoma Igboanusi.

Different circumstances as introduced by the Chief Justice of the Peace was that every of the accused individuals would supply a distinguished conventional ruler to face as their surety.
Prof. Nnamdi Obiareri, a former Commissioner for Info beneath Rochas Okorocha, in an interview, mentioned that bail, by the structure, was all people’s proper pending the dedication of the offence.
The Chief Justice of the Peace mentioned he had studied the lightness of the case and granted them bail with out additional delay.

It could be recalled that the previous Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Sunday broke into the spring palm residences and lodges mentioned to be owned by his spouse, Nkechi Okorocha, alongside his ”foot troopers.”
The Senator was reportedly arrested and detained by the state police command after clashing with some authorities functionaries.
In the meantime, the case has been adjourned to 18th of March, 2021.

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