The Developing Situation in Umuahia: Promise Ikechukwu Ogbonna Confronts Legal Proceedings

The Developing Situation in Umuahia: Promise Ikechukwu Ogbonna Confronts Legal Proceedings

A High Court sitting in Umuahia, the Abia State Capital, on Tuesday, arraigned one Promise Ikechukwu Ogbonna, a native of Okwu Olokoro on four count charges.

The charges are bothering on conspiracy of armed robbery contrary and attempted Murder.

Appearing before the High Court in Umuahia on Tuesday, the defendant, Promise Ikechukwu Ogbonna pleaded not guilty to the four count charges.

The Presiding Judge, Justice K.C.J Okereke, however, denied the prayer of the Counsel to the defendant for his client to be granted bail. He adjourned the matter to March 26, 2024 to allow for more witnesses to testify in the matter.

Addressing Journalists after the arraignment, Chinasa Ogbonna, whose brother was allegedly shot by Promise Ikechukwu Ogbonna (a.k.a Bobo Bob G), and his gang, described Promise Ikechukwu Ogbonna as a menace to Olokoro Community, Abia and Nigeria at large.

He said it is unfortunate that people like Promise Ikechukwu Ogbonna, a well-known cultist is allowed to move about freely, informing that he has answered various cases ranging from armed robbery, cultism, among others. He alleged further that Bobo Bob G has been protected severally by some security agencies.

On his part, a victim of Promise Ikechukwu Ogbonna’s bully and principal witness, Ogbonna Nwasinachi Joseph, narrated how the said Promise and the Olokoro Community had disagreements which resulted in police case.

He said Promise Ikechukwu Ogbonna singled him out for killing because he had written many petitions to the IGP in 2021 against him as a result of his cult related activities and armed robbery, adding that he invaded his house in 2022 and shot him near the chest and throat.

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