Punch reports that Orim was ordered remanded in the Abakaliki Federal Prison by Magistrate Nnachi Olughu on Friday, April 7, 2017, till May 5, 2017, when her case would be heard at a resumed hearing.
In the suit numbered MAB/225/ 2017, the accused who was arraigned on one count of murder was said to have bitten Idam to death
on March 22, 2017, in Amuzu Ezeke, in the Ezza-South Local Government Area of the state during a fight.
It was gathered that the victim died two days later in a hospital in the town as a result of the bite
he got from the suspect.
The charge reads:
“That you, Oko Idam Orim, on March 22, 2017, at Amuzu Ezeke, Abakaliki, in the Abakaliki Magisterial District, did give a bit to one Nkama Idam and caused his death, thereby committing an offence punishable under Section 319 (1 ) of the Criminal Law Code Cap 33, Vol. 1, Laws of Ebonyi State, Nigeria, 2009.”
Magistrate Olughu said the matter was beyond the jurisdiction of the court and ordered that the accused be remanded, while the case file should be transferred to the Directorate of Public Prosecutions for legal advice.