The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released the former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha after he spent two nights in detention. Okorocha was released on Thursday evening, according to Daily Trust.
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Charles Duru Esq., Dozie Okoronkwo Esq. and Victor Okonkwo Esq. members of NBA Orlu branch that were arrested on the 14th of April, 2021by operatives of the IGP Intelligence Response Unit have been released with the intervention of the Nigerian Bar Association.
The chairman of the Orlu branch of the NBA visited the police station to inquire for the detained lawyers as well as possibly secure their release but to his surprise was also detained until noon of today 15th April 2021 when he was released alongside the lawyers who were working in the affected lawfirms.
The tragic news broke on Monday, April 12, 2021, about the brutal murder of Nigerian lawyer, Adaeze Ikpeama and the unborn child she was carrying, by her abusive husband, Anthony Ikpeama. This man targeted his wife’s pregnant belly, punching it repeatedly until she fell into a coma.