A 38-year-old-man, Bernard Inya, and his wife, Chinyere (34), and their two-month-old baby have been remanded at the federal prisons in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State over the death of a lady in their community.
According to reports, the mother of the baby Chinyere had pleaded while on dock that she should be granted bail for the sake of her baby but her plea was not granted by the magistrate.
After listening to the plea of the accused, the trial magistrate, Nwachi Olughu, ordered that the accused persons be remanded in prison custody.
The magistrate also ordered that the court processes be forwarded to the Directorate of Public Prosecution for legal advice.
The matter was adjourned till January 20, 2017 for hearing.