Ex Reps Member Arraigned For Alleged Electoral Violence

A once member of the House of representatives,Uche Onyeaguocha, on Tuesday was arrested by the Imo State police command for offences bordering on electoral violence during the collation of the result for the Imo state gubernatorial election on Sunday.

Onyeaguocha was arraigned alongside Paschal Onwukaike, Steve Asimobi and Oliver Enwerenem.

They were arraigned before Chief Magistrate R.O. Nworka, in Owerri on 10 counts.

The charges bothered on destruction of election materials, disrupting of election process and destruction of INEC result sheet.

They were granted bail on self-recognition, after a bail application was considered by the court.

The case was adjourned till May 6.

The suspects had engaged in a free-for-all at the INEC collation centre after Onyeaguocha, who was the Peoples Democratic Party state agent, protested against the result of the Ideato South Local Government Area.

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