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Thursday, 22 March 2018

UPDATE ON THE SECRET TRIAL OF BRIGHT CHIMEZIE AT THE FEDERAL HIGH COURT ABUJA

UPDATE ON THE SECRET TRIAL OF BRIGHT CHIMEZIE AT THE FEDERAL HIGH COURT ABUJA

March 22, 2018.
Ibeh Gift Amarachi Reporting For Family Writers Press

... SECRET TRIAL...
The Secret Trial has commenced, as the Prosecuting Counsel brought a shielded witness, to the witness Box.

He has sworn with the Bible and questions are being thrown to him, by the Defence Counsel Barrister Ifeanyi Ejiofor.

The defence Counsel is asking questions to the Shielded Masked witness, brought to the Court by the Prosecuting Counsel.

The witness hired to testify against Bright Chimezie(Same Accused whose charges has been struck out in Federal High Court Calabar) claimed to have met Bright Chimezie in his Office and had a conversation with him. According to the masked witness, from his discussion with the accused (Bright Chimezie) he found out, he is an Indigenous Person Of Biafra and also a Welfare Officer, who took some Money from IPOB members in diaspora and was arrested with Radio transmitter.

The Witness Whom the prosecuting Counsel(S. I Labaran) requested should be called Mr A.B, not his real name, is receiving heat from IPOB Legal Team.

Question From Defending Counsel: When was Bright Chimezie arrested?

Witness: I don't know

Question From Defending Counsel: Have you ever travelled to Uyo, where he was arrested?

Witness: No

Question From Defending Counsel: How did you draw a conclusion that, he was arrested with a Radio Transmitter, if you don't know when and where Bright Chimezie was arrested?

Witness: I don't know

Defending Counsel: Mr A.B tell this honourable court if, Bright Chimezie wrote the statement presented to the Court?

Witness: No
Defending Counsel: Mr A.B did you extend your personal investigation to the Warf?

Witness: No

Defence Counsel: Mr A.B did you extend your investigations to the warf officials, who cleared the containers?

Witness: No

Defence Counsel: Do you know the contents of the container?

Witness: I don't know

Defence Counsel: How did you know the container was imported by my client(Bright Chimezie)?

Witness: I was informed by the Team who carried out the investigation, so I wouldn't know.

Defence Counsel: Are you part of the investigation team?

Witness: No
Defence Counsel: Is the transmitter part of the items in the container?

Witness: I am not sure

Defence Counsel: Can you beat your chest and convince this honourable court, that you are a good investigator?

Witness: Yes I am

Defence Counsel: My Lord I am done with cross examination

The presiding Judge Binta Nyako adjourns the matter for further Secret Trial, to 28th March 2018, for hearing of Bail Application of the defendant Bright Chimezie and 25th May 2018 for continuation of Trial.

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