An Abakaliki Chief Magistrates Court on Monday remanded one Chigozie Nwachukwu at a correctional centre in Ebonyi over attempted murder and belonging to a cult group.
Nwachukwu, 27, a suspected member of Barger Confraternity, is facing a three-count charge which bordered on conspiracy, cultism and attempted murder.
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The Police Prosecutor, Insp. Bassey Okon, told the court that the accused and one other, now at large, attempted to murder one Nwachukwu Lawrence, by pushing him into a soak-away pit.
The Chief Magistrate, Mr Ojemba Isu-Oko, ordered that the accused be remanded and adjourned the matter until June 23 for hearing.