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Alleged Assault: Court grants bail to Imo lawmaker

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An Imo Chief Magistrate Court on Wednesday granted bail in the sum of 500,000 to a lawmaker in the state, Heclus Okoro, charged with assault.

Chief Magistrate O. D. Okoroji granted the bail while ruling on Okoro’s application.

Okoro, who represents Ohaji/Egbema Constituency in the Imo House of Assembly, was arraigned on Monday on an eight-count charge bordering on assault.

The court had earlier remanded the lawmaker in a correctional facility pending the ruling.

Okoro’s bail application was filed by his counsel, Callistus Osondu.

It was gathered that Okoro was arrested on Friday following a violent altercation between him and the Deputy Speaker of the Assembly, Amarachi Iwuanyanwu (APC Nwangele).

The case has been adjourned until December 16 for substantive hearing.

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