Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Two siblings, son of a traditional ruler sentenced to death by hanging for committing murder


Justice Kudirat Jose of the Ikeja High Court have sentenced two brothers of the same parents, Shola Oni and Kayode Oni as well as the son of a traditional ruler in Oshodi Lagos State, Ibrahim Omilade, to death by hanging for committing murder in December 2012.

The court yesterday heard how the trio on December 25th 2012 killed one Suleiman Afolabi during a fight at Eyin Ogun Street, Mafoluku, Oshodi, where they lived. The three men had attacked the victim with a machete, causing him to bleed to death.
Justice Jose while delivering judgement said:

“I pronounce the defendants guilty as charged in respect of the offence of murder and conspiracy and are hereby sentenced to death by hanging by the neck until their death.”

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