Ikedi Ohakim, an ex-governor of Imo State, will be put on trial for a five-count charge relating to cybercrime.
It was reported that the office of the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) accused Ikedi Ohakim of breaking Nigerian laws on Cybercrime.
The ex-governor and one Chinedu Okpareke will be taken to court on, Febuaury 15, over the alleged harassment of Chinyere Amuchinwa.
They were also accused of threatening to make nude pictures of Chinyere public if she didn’t drop the charges of attempted rape against them.
The cable reported that the former governor committed the offense through a computer system or network.
The charge sheet read in part:
”That you Chinendu Okpareke ‘m’ 49, and Dr. Ikedi Ohakim ‘m’ and others now at large on the 13th day of August 2020 within the jurisdiction of this court did conspire among yourselves by knowingly and intentionally send messages by means of a computer system or network in a grossly offensive, pornographic, nude of an indecent obscene and menacing character of one Chinyere Amuchienwa ‘f’ and thereby committed an offense punishable under Section 27 (1)(a) of the Cybercrime Act 2015.”
The police went further to state that Ohakim and his co-accused also committed criminal intimidation which is punishable by the Cybercrime Act.