The Police has arraigned the wife of Late Chief Fidelis Mbam, former Secretary to Ebonyi State Governor, Joy Mbam on two counts charge of murder and forgery, on Friday, 7, 2020.
According to court records, Joy was accused of conspiring to kill her husband in 2018 and forged his will.
During the court session, there was mild drama as the defendant slumped in court after slipping while trying to mount the dock.
The incident however, forced the Magistrate, Chinedu Agama to call for a recess to enable her regain consciousness.
At the resumption of the case, the first and second charges were read to the defendant which she pleaded not guilty.
The defense council applied for bail urging the court to grant her bail on lenient terms.
The Magistrate, in his ruling, granted bail to the accused to the sum of N100,000 with one surety in like terms.
The case was adjourned to Tuesday, February, 18, 2020 for hearing.