FMARD Recruitment 2021  Yobe State SUBEB recruitment portal Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs Recruitment

HOT!! Mother Cries Bitterly As Court Sentences Seven Children To Death By Hanging…You Won’t Believe Why

1 min


Mother Cries Bitterly As Court Sentences Seven Children To Death By Hanging…You Won’t Believe Why

In what will come across as a really startling development, seven children, Peter, Elias, Chibueze, Emmanuel, Simon, Patrick and Godwin all of Ebere family in Enyikpo Ulayi village in Ado Local Government Area of Benue state have been sentenced to death.

They were sentenced to death by hanging by an Otukpo High Court.

The septet were yesterday convicted by Justice Wilfred Kpochi for criminal conspiracy and culpable homicide punishable with death.

At the hearing, the court was told how the convicts conspired and agreed among themselves to killed their brother, one Vincent Ebere with Cutlasses and sticks with which they bruised and matcheted him on the head on December 25, 2012, which led to his death.

READ ALSO  Bakor: A Call For Peace and Government Intervention

Delivery his judgement, Justice Kpochi turned down the plea of allocatus by the defendants insisting that it was of no effect hence the punishment for the heinous crime was mandatory.

He held that the prosecution had proved his case beyond all reasonable doubts and accordingly sentenced all the accused to death by hanging.

Speaking shortly after the judgement, the prosecuting Chief State Counsel, Mr. Ada Ocholi who lauded the judgement said it would serve as a deterrent to others since nobody was permitted to take the laws into his hands.

On her part, wife of the deceased Mrs. Felicia Ebere and his brother Chukwuma commended the Court for the judgement and the judiciary for the manner the case was handled.

READ ALSO  Insecurity: Cross River Governor Talks Tough, Unveiled Operation 'Akpakwu' (Photos)

They expressed happiness that justice had been served in the matter.

 

 

Mother Cries Bitterly As Court Sentences Seven Children To Death By Hanging…You Won’t Believe Why

RSS
Jobs Vacancies in Nigeria


Like it? Share with your friends!

Jake Clifford

Jake Clifford is a Nigerian Born blogger and a fast growing Journalist, whose aim is to inform Nigerians with happening across Nigeria. Send story tips to him via [email protected] or

0 Comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.