Metro Enugu magistrate on abduction charge dies in Prison custody - The Nation


A magistrate in #Enugu State Judiciary, Mrs. Ifeoma Nneji has been reportedly died inside her cell in Enugu Prison in the wee hours of Wednesday.

The deceased was said to have died of complications arising from shock.

She was remanded in Enugu prison along with her husband on Monday after they were arraigned for “conspiracy, false information and attempted murder.”

The deceased magistrate, served at Oji River Magisterial District before she was recently suspended by the State Judicial Service Commission on account of her alleged involvement in the abduction of a 9-year-old-girl.

Prison sources said that she became ill about 24 hours after she arrived the prison following her remand by an Enugu Magistrate Court for allegedly assaulting a female tenant residing in her husband’s house.

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Source: #TheNation Newspaper