Fourteen aides loyal to the former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, are being arraigned before her lordship, B. U Adikaibe of Magistrate Court 4, Owerri.
They are being arraigned on a seven-count bordering on disturbance to the security of the state and destruction of government seal at Royal Spring Palm Estate, Owerri, on Sunday.
This is as security is tightened in and out of the courtroom.
Some of the defendants are Eberendu Chimechefulem, Ebere Nwoke, Basil MBA, Ebuka Samuel, Darlington Ibekewe, Obasi Goodluck, Nwaiwu Ndubuisi, Ekpendu Peace, Steve Anisnuobi, Ebere Nwokeobi.
The lead counsel for the defendants is Eddy Onyema, while the prosecutor is E.S Ibechem.
The magistrate went on a 15-minute break after hearing bail applications for and against the defendants to allow her to decide on the bail applications.