49-year-old man arrested for killing wife

A 49-year-old man, Remigius Nwaju has been remanded in Enugu Correctional Centre by An Enugu State Magistrate Court for allegedly killing his wife, Philomena Nwaju.

The accused was said to have committed the offence on November 15, 2021, at No. 7 Ajali Crescent Independence Layout, Enugu.

According to a court document our correspondent sighted on Sunday, Nwaju was arraigned on a two-count charge before Chief Magistrate Ngozi Edeani in charge No CME/15C/2022.

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The accused could not take his plea when the charge was read to him because the court has no jurisdiction to entertain a murder case.

He was subsequently remanded in the correctional centre by the chief magistrate who ordered that the case file be transmitted to the Director of Public Prosecution for advice.

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