Three of the students were denied bail because they took their pleas in Igbo.
The police on Friday brought five students before an Enugu State High Court presided over by Justice Afamefuna Nwobodo for alleged armed robbery.
Ugochukwu Umeadi, Ifesinachi Umegbolu, Kelechukwu Okoye, Chisom Ibekwe and Chukwuebuka Ugwu, who claimed to be students of Government Technical College, Enugu, were accused of robbing another student, Raphael Njeze, of his belongings on March 15, 2012.
The accused persons told the court that they were students after pleading not guilty to the charges.
Leo Anidiobi, the counsel to Messrs Umegbolu, Okoye and Ugwu, told the court that Messrs Umeadi and Okoye had been granted bail by Justice L.O. Okereke.
He also said that the complainant had informed the commissioner of police and the ministry of justice since June 8, 2012 that he wanted to withdraw the case for settlement out of court.
“My Lord, this was just a fight between the students which took place inside the school and not a robbery.
“Even the principal of the school was the one that took the two students, Umeadi and Okoye, on bail before Justice Okereke,” Mr. Anidiobi said.
The judge expressed doubts about the accused persons being students since they opted to take their plea in Igbo Language.
He adjourned the case till December16 for arguments on the motion for bail.
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