Chidinma Ojukwu, the prime suspect in the murder of Super TV boss, Uwaifo Ataga, has pleaded not guilty to the murder charges filed against her by the Lagos state government.
The 21-year-old student was arraigned alongside Adedapo Quadri, another key suspect in the case, at the Lagos high court sitting at the Tafawa Balewa Square on Tuesday, October 12. Both were arraigned on eight counts bordering on the offences of murder, forgery, and stealing pleaded not guilty when she appeared before Justice Yetunde Adesanya of the Lagos state high court sitting in Tafawa Balewa Square on Lagos Island on Tuesday, October 12.
Chidinma and one Adedapo Quadri, who are the key suspects in the murder case, pleaded not guilty to nine count charges bordering on the offences of murder, forgery and stealing.They are currently being arraigned alongside Chidinma’s sister, Egbuchu Chioma from whom the late Ataga’s iPhone 7, was said to have been recovered.
The 300-level mass communication student and other suspects in the case are being prosecuted by the Lagos state directorate of public prosecutions (DPP) team led by Olayinka Adeyemi..
Also Recall that Ataga was stabbed to death*th and left in the pool of his own blood inside a Lagos hotel on June 15. Chidinma was thereafter arrested in connection with the murder. . . The student had earlier confessed to stabbing Ataga “twice on the neck side,” alleging that the businessman forcefully had sex with her. But in a dramatic twist, Chidinma denied her initial confession that she killed the deceased.