A High Court sitting in Abuja on Monday adjourned judgement in the trial of six police officers accused of alleged extra judicial killing of six Abuja auto- spare parts dealers, popularly known as Apo Six, to March 9th.
The Chief Judge, Justice Ishaq Bello, had earlier fixed today, February 13 for judgement. After a brief meeting with court officials, Counsels in the case informed those present of the new agreed date. The accused persons, Danjuma Ibrahim, Othman Abdulsalami , Nicholas Zakaria, Ezekiel Acheneje, Baba Emmanuel and Sadiq Salami were arraigned on a 9-count charge of conspiracy and culpable homicide, which contravened the provisions of Sections 97 and 221 (a) of the Penal Code Law.
The deceased, Ifeanyi Ozor, Chinedu Meniru, Isaac Ekene, Paulinus Ogbonna, Anthony Nwodike and Augustina Arebun, aged between 21 and 25 years, were returning from a night party in 2005 when they were killed.