Alleged ritual killer, Ifeanyichukwu Maxwell Dike has been remanded in Port Harcourt prison.
The 200 level student of the University of Port Harcourt was arraigned before a Magistrate court sitting in Port Harcourt on a one-count charge of murder of an eight-year old Chikamso Mezuwuba.
Chief Magistrate, Amadi-Nna declined jurisdiction to hear the matter and ordered that the case filed be referred to the Director of Public Prosecution for advice.
Chief Magistrate, A.O Amadi-Nna thereafter adjourned the matter indefinitely.
Speaking outside the court, counsel to the accused, Lezina Amegua said he was in court to ensure that justice is done in the matter.
On her part, the Chairperson of the International Federation of Female Lawyers, Antonia Osademe, said FIDA is involved in the matter to ensure that all those who participated in the killing of the girl face the Law.
“We are going to be holding brief on this matter until the complainants have a counsel that can prosecute this matter.
“Our interest in the matter is simple, we will follow this matter to its logical conclusion and we will ensure that everyone involved in the killing of that little must face justice,” she said.
The suspected ritual killer, Ifeanyichukwu Maxwell Dike was arraigned amid tight security.