A lawyer and immediate past Chairman of Ukanafun Local Government Transition Committee, Barr. Abasiono Udomfu, was arraigned today before a Magistrate Court in Ukanafun. He was arraigned with two others, on a one count charge of murder of the Secretary of the Transition Committee, Ime Atakpa. One of the accused persons was absent in Court.
Plea was taken and the Court ordered their remand in Ikot Ekpene Prison. The case file has been transferred to the Director of Public Prosecution for reassignment to a State High Court.