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Ataga’s murder: Chidinma’s trial stalled

The trial of Chidinma Ojukwu, the alleged murder suspect of Super TV Chief Executive Officer, Usifo Ataga, before a Lagos High Court, sitting at Tafa Balewa Square, TBS, was stalled at the instance of the prosecution.

Chidinma Ojukwu a 300-level Mass Communication student of the University of Lagos, and two others are on trial over Ataga’s murder.

Chidinma is standing trial alongside her sister, Chioma Egbuchu, and one Adedapo Quadri.

At today’s proceedings, the state counsel, Mr Yusuf Sule, asked the court to adjourned the trial till tomorrow, November 30.

He told Justice Yetunde Adesanya that the witness just arrived the court from Asaba this morning, as he has not prepare him for the trial.

The defendant’s counsels did not object to the application of the prosecution.

Consequently Justice Adesanya, granted the oral application for adjournment and adjourned the case till tomorrow, November 30 for continuation of trial.

Reporting by Wahab Akinlade, editing by Adeniyi Bakare