By G9ija

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Publicity Secretary in Ebonyi State Nwoba Chika Nwoba has slumped in court.

Nwoba slumped around 3 pm when he was brought to the Magistrate Court 3 inside the Ebonyi Judiciary Headquarters Abakaliki by the Police on Wednesday.

He had been in police detention since Sunday when members of Ebubeagu Security outfit handed him over after arrest.

He is being accused of spreading fake news on social media, a crime punishable under the controversial cybercrimes law signed into law last year.

The PDP in the State had claimed that he was beaten by Ebubeagu officials who arrested him before the Police rescued and placed him under arrest

The Police had failed to arraign him on Tuesday despite bringing him to the court premises.

His lawyer complained on Tuesday that the Police had refused him medical treatment despite the injuries he sustained from the alleged beating.