The prosecution Counsel Mazi Afam Osigwe had asked that the charges be read to the accused person to which he pleaded not guilty to all the charges.
The court presided over by Justice Abang had refused the oral application for bail by Counsel to accused Onyinye James which was opposed by the prosecution Counsel Osigwe.
The court insisted that the application be put in writing and remanded him in prison custody.
Justice Abang adjourned further hearing on the matter to March 26th.
The Federal Government last Thursday filed the charge against Enwedo who was accused of forging court processes which a court of the Federal Capital Territory relied on to give judgment declaring the election of Senator Ifeanyi Ubah as the senator representing Anambra South null.
Enwedo was said to have conspired with his client who was plaintiff in the suit- Anani Anacletus Chuka, Dr Obinna Uzor who later appli
In the charge sheet, Enwedo co-conspirators are said to be at large.
Count one of the charges read: “That you Eziafa Samuel Enwedo on or about September, 2019 at the Federal Capital Territory within the jurisdiction of this court did conspire with Anani Anacletus Chuka, Aron Ifunanya, Faith Samuel and Obinna Uzor all of who are at large to commit a felony to with forging originating summons number CV/3044/18 Anani Anacletus Chuka Versus Ubah Ifeanyi Patrick and Others and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 3(6) of the Miscellaneous Offences Act Cap M17 Law’s of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 and punishable under Section 1(2) of the same Act.
In count two, the accused was charged thus: “That you Eziafa Samuel Enwedo and the following other persons now at large that is Anani Anacletus Chuka (M) Aron Ifunanya (F) Faith Samuel (F) and Obinna Uzor (M) on or about 27th of March 2019 at the Federal Capital Territory within the jurisdiction of this court did conspire amongst yourselves to commit felony, to wit; forging of motion for joinder with motion number M/4017/19; and thereby commuted an offense contrary to Section 3(b) of the Miscellaneous Offenses Act, Cap M17 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 and punishable under Section 1(2)(c) of the same Act.”
In count three among others, according to the prosecution counsel, Celestine Uroki Odo of the Police Legal/Prosecution Section of the Forces Headquarters Abuja read “that you Eziafa Samuel Enwedo (M) and the following other persons now at large that is Anani Anacletus Chuka (M), Aron Ifunanya (F), Faith Samuel (F) and Obinna Uzor (M) on or about September,2019 at the Federal Capital Territory Abuja; within the jurisdiction of this court, with intent to defraud, made a false document, originating summons No 3044/18 Anani Anacletus Chuka Versus Ubah Ifeanyi Patrick & Others knowing same to be false, with intent that it may be acted upon as genuine to the prejudice of Senator (Dr) Ubah Ifeanyi Patrick a distinguished Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District and thereby committed an offense punishable under Section 1(2)(c) of the Miscellaneous Offences Act Cap M17, LFN 2004 “