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A High Court sitting in Port Harcourt on Monday  remanded four suspects Praise Gelson, Tamunoala Alatoru, Usman Garba and Christian Mbaeri in prison custody for allegedly breaking into the house of former First Lady Dame Patience Goodluck Jonathan and stole valuables worth one hundred million naira.

The suspects who is  facing  five count charges bothering on conspiracy, armed robbery, attempted murder, were said to have unlawfully break into the former First Lady residence located at 2 Bauchi street, Old GRA Port Harcourt, on 21 September, 2022, made away with items worth millions of naira.

The suspects after listening to the count charges read out to them in court, pleaded not guilty to the offences.

However Dimabo Karibo Counsel representing the 2nd Defendant Tamunoala Alatoru applied for bail application of his client, but the prosecution Counsel O.M Umana informed the court that he has just been served the bail application.

The presiding Judge, Justice Adolphus Enebeli after listening to Counsel’s in matter said he will give speedy and fair trial on the case as his court is already congested.  

The Court did not consider the ball application and ordered the Counsel in question to do the needful for acceleration of hearing on the bail application, thereby adjourned to 4,6,8, 18 of November, 2022, for hearing and remanded the four suspects in Port Harcourt prison.

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