• Bus drivers and conductor to die by hanging for armed robbery

    Bus drivers and conductor to die by hanging for armed robbery

    An Ogwashi-Uku High Court in Delta State presided over by Justice A. O. Akpovi has sentenced two bus drivers, Okechukwu Mba and Christian Joseph, and a Conductor, Ekwe Nwomah to death by hanging for armed robbery.

    The Court convicted the three accused persons for the offence of conspiracy in count one of charge sheet and armed robbery in count IV and were each sentenced to death by hanging by Justice Akpovi, who sat on warrant at Ogwashi-Uku to conclude the case.

    The […]

  • Stepmother, two others to die by hanging for killing baby for ritual

    Stepmother, two others to die by hanging for killing baby for ritual

    An Edo High Court on Monday sentenced three people to death by hanging over the murder of a three-year-old girl.

    The convicts, Betty Stephen, the stepmother, and the two teachers- Johnson Ogbeide and Nancy Aiwuyor, committed the offence on February 24, 2009, at Erhiborhibo village, Orhionmwon Local Government Area of Edo.

    The judge, Justice Geraldine Imadegbelo, in her judgment said the prosecution proved its case beyond reasonable doubt.

    She said the prosecution proved that the stepmother gave the three-year-old girl to Ogbeide, who […]