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Court Discharge, Acquits 2 Ekpeye Monarchs, 41 Others Standing Trial For Murder Of Late Ahoada DPO, SP Bako

A Port Harcourt High Court presided by Justice Sika Aprioku has discharged and acquitted Eze Ekpeye Logbo , Eze Kelvin Anugwo and 42 others who were standing trail for the murder of late Ahoada Divisional police officer Bako Amgbashim who was murdered in cold blood on the September last year

The accused persons were standing trail on a four count charge of cultism, armed robbery, murder, and conspiracy to commit mur

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But when the matter came up in court today the director of public prosecution C.F. Amadi informed the court that the accused persons have no prima facie case established against them and therefore have no case to answer

Justice S.H. Aprioku while delivering his ruling relied on the advice from the office of the Directorate of public prosecution and hence discharged and acquitted the accused persons

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Speaking with journalists outside the court counsel to the 37th defendant, , Ekashie Saturday Emehi said the ruling shows the accused are innocent and can go about their normal duties

Also speaking Eze Ekpeye Logbo III Eze Kelvin Anugwo described the ruling as justice for the people of the area

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