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Alleged Assault: Imo lawmaker arraigned in court

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The member representing Ohaji/Egbema state Constituency in Imo House of Assembly, Heclus Okoro who was arrested on Friday and detained by the Imo Police, has been arraigned at a magistrate court in Owerri, the capital city.

Law Reporters gathered that the lawmaker was arrested for allegedly deploying thugs to fight a colleague at the government house.

But speaking with his media aide, Destiny Isinwa, he said his principal arrived at the government house after an oversight visit at ISOPADEC, as he is the House committee chairman on ISOPADEC, and was ambushed by his colleagues.

Another accusation levelled against the lawmaker, according to the media aide, was that he appeared not to be in support of the process that removed the former speaker, Chiji Collins.

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