Man to die by hanging, court says

A man, Joseph Ogbu, is to die by hanging following a ruling delivered by the High Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos state on Monday.

The convict had murdered his 89-year-old employer and her daughter, Aderonke John, and Oreoluwa respectively, in 2019. Oreoluwa was pregnant with a child at the time she was murdered. Ogbu pleaded, ‘not guilty’ to the charges of armed robbery and murder.

The prosecution stated that Ogbu’s offence contravened Sections 222 and 297 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015.

Ruling, Justice Nicole-Clay declared Ogbu guilty of the “heinous crimes” and sentenced him accordingly.

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