Former Ebonyi SSG’s wife slumps in court


Mrs Joy Mbam, wife of former Secretary to Ebonyi State Government, Chief Fidelis Mbam, on Friday, slumped inside a Magistrate court sitting in Abakaliki, the state capital.

The suspect, Mrs Joy Mbam, was arraigned by the Police on Friday over her husband’s death and properties’ meddling.

Chief Fidelis Mbam died on April 23, 2018 and her second wife, Joy was accused by children of her co-wife of being responsible for his death, aside forging documents to claim the properties of the deceased alone.

The PUNCH reports that the second wife of the late SSG’s wife is equally late.

However, Mrs Mbam, the accused, on arraignment on Friday, fell down and hit her head on the ground, while trying to enter the dock, having stripped on a dilapidated section of the dock, which was made of plywood.

The Chief Magistrate, Chinedu Agama, rose from his seat and ended the court proceedings abruptly while lawyers, policemen, community women and some other affected persons in court, carried the woman up, having laid on the ground for about 15 minutes.


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