Monday 22nd May, 2017
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DSS arraigns ex-Police Commissioner for terrorism

DSS arraigns ex-Police Commissioner for terrorism

The Department of State Services (DSS) has arraigned a retired Deputy Com­missioner of Police, Felix Kigha before a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt over alleged threat to life and terrorism.
 
Kigha and two other ac­cused persons are facing a six-count charge bothering on threat to life and ter­rorism by the DSS over a chieftaincy tussle in Ekowe community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
 
The trial Judge, Justice Ibrahim Watila has re­served ruling on a bail ap­plication filed by the coun­sel to the accused, Clement Kekemeke to February 24, 2017.
 
Justice Watila fixed the date after hearing from the prosecution, Victor Uchen­du and the Defence coun­sel, Clement Kekemeke.
 
The prosecution had told the court to deny bail to the accused persons stressing that they are being charged for a capital crime which is punishable by death.

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