The premises of the High Court 4, Asaba Division was a beehive of activities on Tuesday, April 30th as the trial of the alleged killers of Elozino Ogege, the 300 level Mass Communication Student of the Delta State University, Abraka who was allegedly murdered in cold blood for ritual purpose commenced.
The four accused persons were brought to High Court 4, venue of their trial at exactly 10:05am with the 2nd defendant, Ojokojo Robinson Obajero, the 63 years old herbalist who allegedly used the deceased body parts to prepare money ritual concoctions for Onoriode Enaike and the others including one Kelvin (now deceased), could not come down from the prison vehicle. He is suspected to be suffering from stroke.
It could not be however be confirmed by medical personnel if his medical condition was genuine as some persons who came to Court where of the view that it was a ploy not only to delay the trial but to attract the sympathy of the court to grant him bail.
It took the combined efforts of men of the prison service to carry the 63 year old defendant to the dock where he was given a chair to sit.
The case was subsequently adjourned to 15th and 21st May respectively for continuation of trial.No tags for this post.