OYOGist.com has learned that a Imo Lawmaker, Hon. Heclus Okoro, charged for assault has on Wednesday been been granted a #500,000 thousand naira bail by an Imo State Magistrate court.
According to various media reports, Hon. Okoro was arraigned on Monday of a 8 counts charges bothering on assault which he pleaded not guilty.
The court had earlier remanded Hon. Okoro in a state correctional facility pending the above ruling which saw to his bail application. His bail application was filed by his Lawyer Mr. Callistus Osondu who also defended his clients stating that his client wasn’t guilty of the 8 count charges.
It was also learned that the substantive hearing of the case has now been adjourned and slated for December 16th, 2020.