Court remands one for murder, kidnapping in Rivers
A Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has remanded one Soniabari Sagha in the Port Harcourt Correctional Centre on a six-count charge bordering on conspiracy, cultism, kidnapping and murder.
According to a charge sheet, Sagha and others including Confidence Kirinee, had on the 5th of March, 2019, allegedly conspired to kidnap and kill one Muenalo Sunday.
In count two of the charges, Sagha is alleged to be an “Executioner” of his cult group, who killed Sunday after collecting the sum of ten thousand naira as ransom, an offense said to be punishable under the Secret cult and similar activities Prohibition law of Rivers State number eight of 2018 as amended.
When the case was mentioned in court, Chief Magistrate, R.N Ibenibo declined jurisdiction on the matter, and directed that the case file be transferred to the Department of Public Prosecution and that the suspect be remanded in the Correctional Center.
She, thereafter, adjourned till 4th of April, 2022.
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