Police Drag Man To Court For Threatening To Kill Gov. Umahi

A 40-year-old man identified as Uche Awegbe has appeared before an Abakaliki Magistrate Court for allegedly threatening to kill the Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi.

Naija News reports Awegbe was dragged before the law court by the Ebonyi State Police Command.

He was said to have made the threat to kill Governor Umahi via text messages sent to the Governor’s phone on August 19, 2022.

Apart from the death threat, the man was also accused by the Police of shooting two residents dead, unlawfully possessing guns, and causing communal crises in the state.

His case was marked MAB/ 634c/202.

The police prosecutor, Sergeant Obi Eberechukwu told the court Awegbe sent the death threats on August 19, 2022, at Number 9, Umuoji street, Abakaliki.

He was also accused of promoting inter-communal war in Effuim community, Ohaukwu local government area in 2021 which led to the death of some residents.

The charge reads: “You, Uche Awegbe, on the 19th day of August 2022 at Number 9,…

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