Alleged Nude Photos: Court Fixes January 17 For Arraignment Of Former Gov Ohakim

Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday fixed January 17, 2022, for the arraignment of former Governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim.

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Ohakim and Chinedu Okpaleke are being prosecuted by the Federal Government for allegedly threatening to release nude photographs of an Abuja-based lady, Chinyere Amuchienwa, if she fails to drop charges of attempted kidnap against them.

Following a petition by Chinyere Amuchienwa, the police had filed a criminal charge against Ohakim and Okpaleke, but later discovered that the content of the petition was false and misleading.

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Consequently, an effort by the Police to withdraw the charge against the defendants marked FHC/ABJ/CS/287/2020, proved abortive as the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice applied to the court to take over the matter.

On September 27, Justice Taiwo ruled that the AGF has unfettered power to take over the case

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