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Killers Of Kachikwu’s Uncle Sentenced To Death By Hanging

Killers Of Kachikwu’s Uncle Sentenced To Death By Hanging

NEWS
  A Delta State High Court, sitting in Issele-Uku, has sentenced to death by hanging killers of Diokpa Felix Boise, the 75- year- old uncle of Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachukwu. The accused, Sunday Luka (32), Danjuma Kaika (37) and Luka Agu (33), who all claimed to be from Nasarawa State, were sentenced after they were found guilty of killing the septuagenarian. The three defendants who used to be labourers in the deceased farmer were arraigned on four- count charge of conspiracy to commit murder, murder and conspiracy to commit armed robbery. In his ruling, Justice C.I. Ogisi while delivering the verdict said the punishment for the offence was mandatory, adding that he lacked the discretionary power to mitigate the sentence. Spokesman of t...
Farmer To Die By Hanging In Delta For Stealing N170, A Handset Worth N5, 000

Farmer To Die By Hanging In Delta For Stealing N170, A Handset Worth N5, 000

COMMUNITY REPORT, NEWS
For allegedly stealing the sum of one hundred and seventy naira, as well as robbing his victims of a Nokia handset valued at five thousand naira, a Delta State High Court sitting at Ozoro has sentenced a 38 year old farmer, Francis Williams to death by hanging. The Court presided over by Honourable Justice A.O. Akpovi sentenced the 38 year old farmer to death having found him guilty of the charge of armed robbery punishable under section (1(2)(a) of the robbery and firearms (Special Provision) Act Cap RII Volume 14 Laws of the Federation , 2004. The Court also found the accused guilty on the charge of wounding with intent which got him a life sentence and illegal possession of firearms with a sentence of 10 years imprisonment respectively. An Assistant Director in the Ministry...