Police Arraign 15 Suspects Over Siege On Justice Odili’s Residence

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A file photo of security operatives at the Federal High Court in Abuja.

 

Police have arraigned 15 out of the 22 suspects alleged to have laid siege on the residence of Justice Mary Odili of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

The suspects were produced on Wednesday before Justice Nkeonye Maha of the Federal High Court in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

They are facing an 18-count charge.

They were said to be among a Joint Panel Recovery unit of the Federal Government comprising the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), police, and the Federal Ministry of Justice.

The panel had invaded the Abuja residence of the Supreme Court next ranking Justice on October 29, claiming it had a warrant from Chief Magistrate Emmanuel Iyanna to search the home of Justice Odili.

Justice Mary is the wife of Dr Peter Odili who served as governor of Rivers State between 1999 to 2007.

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