2 September 2011
The trial begins in
In an exclusive interview with RNW, Mr. Ofehe and his lawyers spoke about the charges against him.
Early this year Mr. Ofehe was arrested in the
and detained for two weeks on suspicion of people smuggling and forgery. Formal charges were finally laid in early August when a new charge was also added – conspiring to commit an act of terrorism. Mr Ofehe, who is 39, is accused of making plans to blow up several pipelines operated by the Anglo-Dutch oil concern Shell in the Niger Delta. Netherlands