Friday, 24 February 2017

Court Sentences Man To Death By Hanging For killing His Wife


A man, Sulaiman Olaleka has been sentenced to death by hanging by the Lagos High Court for the murder of his wife , Chika Egbo on November 20th 2012.

According to him, his wife used to be a prostitute before he married her. She was said to have promised to desist from it.

But with all the promises, Sulaiman found his wife back in the business.

Infuriated by this act, Sulaiman bought an acid, summoned Chika to his mother's house where he poured it on her.

He was arrested and the case was taken up by the Lagos State Government through the state Ministry of Justice. The victim was rushed to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) for emergency medical treatment where she eventually died.

Delivering judgement in the case yesterday, the trial judge, Justice Lawal Akapo, convicted Sulaiman for the murder of his wife and sentenced him to death accordingly.

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