One Chigozie Nwachukwu has been remanded at a correctional centre in Ebonyi state over attempted murder and belonging to a cult group.

An Abakaliki Chief Magistrates Court ordered the remand of the suspect on Monday.

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 a hearing.



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