Fourteen aides of a former governor of Imo State , Rochas Okorocha , are being arraigned before her lordship, B . U Adikaibe of Magistrate Court 4 , Owerri .

They are being arraigned on a seven -count bordering on disturbance to the security of the state and destruction of government seal at Royal Spring Palm Estate , Owerri , on Sunday .

This is as security is tightened in and out of the courtroom .

Some of the defendants are Eberendu Chimechefulem, Ebere Nwoke , Basil MBA , Ebuka Samuel , Darlington Ibekewe , Obasi Goodluck , Nwaiwu Ndubuisi , Ekpendu Peace , Steve Anisnuobi , Ebere Nwokeobi .

While Eddy Onyema is the leading counsel for the defendants , E .S Ibechem is the prosecutor .

After hearing bail applications for and against the defendants , the magistrate went on 15 minutes break to enable her to rule on the bail applications .

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