Man sentenced to death by hanging for killing Uber driver in Abuja

Friday, February 7, 2020

Man sentenced to death by hanging for killing Uber driver in Abuja

An FCT excessive courtroom has sentenced one Obinna Echanu to death by hanging for killing an Uber driver.

Obinna and one Everly Nnerun, had been arraigned earlier than the courtroom for allegedly conspiring to kill the Uber driver, Edwin Ali, on December 26th, 2016 alongside the Abuja airport street.

Echanu and Nnerun had been charged with 5 counts which embrace armed theft, conspiracy, unlawful possession of firearms and culpable murder.

Delivering judgment on the homicide case filed in opposition to them by the police, the presiding decide, Justice Peter Kekemeke discharged and acquitted Nnerun for lack of proof by the prosecutor, which is the Nigerian Police, however convicted Echanu and sentenced him to death by hanging as his counsel failed to show his innocence earlier than the courtroom


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