Court remands 7 over cultism in Edo | Dailytrust

Court remands 7 over cultism in Edo

A high court sitting in Benin City, has remanded seven suspects in correctional centre over alleged involvement in the recent cult clash in Benin metropolis.

The suspects, Esosa Eregeorowo, Frank Obaze, Minister Godwin, Jeremiah Timothy, Jimoh Lasisi, Osasu Idehen and Idehen Marvis, were arraigned for conspiracy to commit murder, murder and membership of an unlawful society.

According to the charge sheet, the suspects were arrested in connection with the resurgence of cult-related clashes in Benin City.

The suspects pleaded not guilty to the charges while the prosecutor asked the court to remand them in a correctional centre pending legal advice from the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Justice Ikponmwonba remanded the suspects pending the DPP advice.

Dear Reader,
Every day, we work hard to provide readers such as you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information. Quality journalism costs money. Today, we're asking that you support us to do more. Your support means that Daily Trust can keep offering journalism to everyone in the world. Sign up for as little as N1,000 to become a member. Learn more about our membership here

Bank transfers can be made to:
Zenith Bank
Media Trust Ltd

Please send details of your bank transfer to the email or Whatsapp number below so that we can contact you.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

Whatsapp: +234 806 990 3410