Benin Republic court sets Igboho’s wife, Ropo free, remand husband and adjourn case.

PMNews reports that Ropo Adeyemo, wife of Sunday Igboho has been set free by the Cour De’appal De Cotonou, Benin Republic, which is hearing her husband’s case.

The court has also been adjourned till tomorrow (Friday as reported by Patmos Media Line), with Igboho ordered to be remanded in custody.

Igboho is being tried for obtaining a Beniniose passport without being a citizen.

After the hearing, the government lawyer didn’t address journalists.

Ìgbòho’s lawyer, however, explained that “this is not the best time to say anything on the case”.

It was learnt his bail application will be heard tomorrow (Friday).

The couple was arrested on Monday as they tried to board a flight in Cotonou to Germany.

The arrest was made at Cardinal Bernardin International Airport.

Igboho was arrested with a Beninoise passport claimed to be fake.

Both husband and wife were brought to court today.

Lawyers to Igboho are yet to respond to P.M.News request for the full proceeding in the court.



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