October 27, 2015

Cynthia Osokogwu: Court adjourns for written address

Lagos—Justice Olabisi Akinlade of a Lagos High Court sitting at Igbosere, yesterday, once again, adjourned the ongoing trial on Cynthia Osokogwu’s murder for adoption of final written addresses.

The adjournement was as a result of late filling of final written addresses by the third and fourth defendants’ counsel, Chris Obiaka.

The judge ordered Obiaka to file a joint written address, while the prosecution should file a comprehensive written addresses replying to all.

Justice Akinlade adjourned the matter to November 16 for adoption of the written addresses.

Four men, Okwumo Nwabufo, 34; Olisaeloka Ezike, 24; Orji Osita, 33 and Ezike Nonso, 25, are standing trial over alleged conspiracy and murder of Cynthia, 25, a postgraduate student of Nassarawa State Univer-sity, on July 22, 2012.