Chima: Court remands four Police officers over alleged torture, death of mechanic

The Nigeria Police have arraigned four dismissed officers accused of torturing one Chima Ikwunado to death and attempted murder of four others before a Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt.

The arraigned officers including; Ayogu Fidelis, Eke Chibuzor, Rose Georgewill and Egbunefu Felix were also accused of attempted murder and assault against four other survived victims of the arrest.

According to Daily Post the four accused E-Crack officers pleaded not guilty to the crime.

Chief Magistrate Promise Iroanya ordered that the accused be remanded in Nigeria Correctional Centre on grounds that the court lacks the jurisdiction to hear the matter.

The case file was referred to Department of Public Prosecution for advice while the matter was adjourned till 19th of September for trial.

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