Saturday, 2 July 2016

Murder: DSS arraigns Fulani herdsmen in Rivers

Murder: DSS arraigns Fulani
herdsmen in Rivers

– The Department of State Service (DSS)
has nabbed a Fulani herdsman in Rivers
state
– The herdsman is accused of the murder of
a resident in the state
– The accused was arraigned in a
Magistrate’s Court in Port Harcourt
A Fulani herdsman was arraigned in court yesterday,
July 1 by the DSS on accusations that he murdered
a resident of Rivers state.
DSS officials
The herdsman identified as Saidu Buba allegedly
killing one Bright Iruanya in Abam community,
Okrika local government area of the state.
The herdsman and others at large were accused of
killing the Late Iruanya in on Monday, May 30,
Vanguard reports.
One of the two count charges read in part, “Saidu
Buba, adult with others still at large on or
about the 30th day of May, 2016, at Abam,
Okrika local government area within the
jurisdiction of this court did murder Bright
Iruanya by shooting him to death with a gun
and thereby committed an offence contrary to
section 316 and punishable under section 319
of the criminal code law, laws of Rivers state
of Nigeria, 1999.”
The presiding magistrate, Andrew Jaja however
adjourned the matter to Thursday, September 29.
Similarly, another magistrate B. Jamabo yesterday
adjourned to Thursday, August 11, the trial of Gospel
Lloyd, Obinna Emmanuel and others at large for the
murder of a DSS personnel named Garick Jonathan
Oyaghiri on Friday, March 18, in Obage community,
Ogba Egbema Ndoni local government area.
They accused were given two count charge of
conspiracy to murder, punishable under section 516 of
the criminal code law, laws of Rivers state of
Nigeria, 1999 and murder of the deceased by
shooting and matcheting him to death, an offence
punishable under section 319 of the criminal code
law, laws of Rivers state of Nigeria, 1999.
Meanwhile, the DSS has revealed that it has arrested
a member of the Indigenous People of Biafra
(IPOB), who was planning, alongside his
colleagues, to carry out attacks on the popular
Computer Village market in Lagos.