Usifo Ataga’s Murder: Court Tries Chidinma’s Dad, Four Others For ‘Obstructing Police Duties’

Mr Onoh Ojukwu, the daddy of homicide suspect, Chidinma Ojukwu, and 4 others appeared earlier than a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State, on Monday for alleged obstruction of justice and failing to report against the law to the legislation enforcement companies.

Ojukwu, 57, and Babalola Disu, 42, are to face trial on prices of obstructing the police from performing their duties and failing to report against the law to the police.

Usifo Ataga’s Murder: Court Tries Chidinma’s Dad, Four Others For ‘Obstructing Police Duties’ 2

Ojukwu is father to Chidinma, who’s standing trial for allegedly killing Michael Usifo Ataga, the Chief Executive Officer of Super Television.

The three different defendants had been mentioned to be Jessica Egbochi, 28; Abayomi Olutayo, 23; and Ifeoluwa Olowu, 23, are to face trial for dishonestly receiving stolen objects.

They all pleaded not responsible to the costs.

The defendants dedicated the offences on June 18 and 23, at Computer village, Ikeja, and Alagomeji, Yaba.

The Prosecutor, Mr Cyril Ejiofor, from the State Criminal Investigative and Intelligence Department, Panti, instructed the court docket that Ojukwu had blocked the police from arresting his daughter, Chidinma, when the legislation caught up together with her.

He added that the second defendant, Disu, had additionally did not report the dying of Ataga to the police.

Disu was the supervisor of Airbnb condo in Lekki 1, the place Ataga was discovered useless.

“The other three defendants were also alleged to have dishonestly received a MacBook valued at N2.5 million and an iPhone 7 worth N150,000 belonging to the deceased,” he mentioned.

He added that the offences contravened Sections 97, 117, 328 and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Adeola Adedayo, admitted the defendants to bail within the sum of N1million with two sureties every in like sum.

She famous that the sureties should make a deposit of N20,000 every into the coffers of the Chief registrar.

She adjourned the case till September 6 for point out.

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Usifo Ataga’s Murder: Court Tries Chidinma’s Dad, Four Others For ‘Obstructing Police Duties’

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