Benin court rejects bail

A High Court sitting in Benin City, Edo State Tuesday rejected the bail request sought by the defence counsel to Chief Johnson Atseleghe who is standing trial along with eleven others for the alleged kidnap and murder of the Okaighele of Kolokolo Community, Sunny Etchie.

At the resumed hearing of the bail application, the Presiding Judge, Efe Ikponwonba, struck out the application seeking bail for the suspect to enable him receive medical attention.

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