Two sentenced to death for murder of sex worker in Anambra

An Anambra State Excessive Court docket, in Onitsha on Wednesday, sentenced two males, Valentine Umezinwa and Emeka Okolonji, to loss of life.

They had been arraigned on a two-count cost of conspiracy and homicide of a intercourse employee, Blessing Eze (Golden).

The convicts lured, murdered and dumped Blessing’s physique close to Dennis Memorial Grammar Faculty (DMGS) roundabout in Onitsha.

Justice D. A. Onyefulu acknowledged that the prosecution proved its case towards the duo past affordable doubt.

The choose mentioned they failed to indicate sufficient cause why justice needs to be tempered with mercy, NAN experiences.

“The counsel has the choice to enchantment in addition to undergo the Committee on the Prerogative of Mercy because the Governor has the ultimate say,” he averred.

The prosecutor, N. S. Emeka, mentioned justice had been served on the deceased, the state and the convicts.

Defence counsel, Chimezie Okeke, disclosed that they’d method the Committee on the Prerogative of Mercy. Supply: DailyPost

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