Former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Olisa Metuh, collapsed in court on Monday as he was making his way to the dock for his resumed trial at the Federal High Court in Abuja.
Metuh, who with his company, Destra Investment Limited, are on trial for N400m he allegedly received from the Office of the National Security Adviser in 2014, fell down, shortly after the case was called on Monday.
Metuh, was seated in the courtroom close to the dock before Justice Okon Abang who had to stand down the case to enable medical officials to attend to the defendant.
The court’s medical officials, whose attention were called after the incident rushed into the court to rescue the accused .
The matter was the first on the list of cases before Justice Abang, who travels from Warri, Delta State Division of the Federal High Court to the Abuja Division to hear Metuh’s matter and other criminal cases assigned to him in Abuja.