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Drama as Ayiri Emami arraigned in court over missing crown



The police in zone 5 has arraigned the derobed Ologbotsere of Itsekiri Warri kingdom in Warri chief magistrate court over the missing crown of the kingdom on Wednesday.

It was gathered that there was an heavy fighting among the embattled Ayiri men and that of those from the king side at the court premises on Wednesday.

Congress gathered that the former prime minister was charged on the allegations of conspiracy, burglary and theft upon the order of the Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG Zone 5.

However, in the letter dated November 22, 2021, asked to appear before the court and had warned that failure to be present would be regarded as contempt of the court.

The Case File No: CR630/2021, Commissioner of Police Vs Chief Aririm Emami was sighted by our correspondent earlier in court Wednesday.

Meanwhile, Ayirimi Emami had denied being part of the invasion of the palace, saying he was out of town when the incident happened.

“I was actually invited based on the invasion of Olu’s palace which I told the police I have nothing to do with it because I was not in town when the incident happened,” he said last April following an earlier invitation by the AIG Zone 5 over the invasion.

The assistant inspector general of police reads: “Be informed that the above mentioned case of Conspiracy, Burglary and stealing in which you are an accused/defendant will come up in the Chief Magistrate’s Court Warri, Delta State on the 24th Day of November, 2021 at 9.00 a.m for arraignment and hearing.

“You are requested in your own interest to attend the said in time with at least one person to be your surety if you are granted bail. Your surety or sureties must have with him/them original and photocopies of Tax clearance certificates of receipts for past three years.

“Failure to attend the said court will tantamount to contempt to court and your coming to the court without at least one would be surety will result your being remanded in Prison custody.

The arraignment by the Police of Ayirimi Emami over allegations of theft and burglary is a new twist of Olu of Warri move on the matter.