Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has been briefed by Miss Chinyere Amuchienwa Igwegbe, the estranged mistress of Ikedi Ohakim, to defend her in an alleged case of offering false data in a petition she wrote towards the previous Imo state governor.
In a petition to the Inspector-General of Police, Amuchienwa had accused Ohakim of conspiracy, felony intimidation, defamation of character, tried kidnapping, and menace to life in addition to accepting fee of a sum of N500 million for the acquisition of land in Lagos.
She additionally accused the previous governor and one Chinedu Okpareke of harassment and threatening to launch her nude photographs.
The police nevertheless claimed the allegations couldn’t be proved and that they have been aimed toward blackmailing her victims-Ohakim and Okpareke.
She was then arrested on the premises of the Federal High Court, Abuja, and detained for days over the matter. She was later taken to courtroom and granted bail.
SaharaReporters gathered that the workplace of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice (Abubakar Malami) had utilized to the courtroom to take over the case which was adjourned to October 28, 2021, for graduation of trial.
When the case resumes, Falana will seem for Amuchienwa. The human rights lawyer can even take briefs in different instances between Amuchienwa and Ohakim and others.