Home News Two sentenced to death for killing s3x worker in Anambra

Two sentenced to death for killing s3x worker in Anambra


High Court sitting in Onitsha on Wednesday sentenced two men Valentine Umezinwa and Emeka Okolonji, to death for killing one Blessing Eze, a s*x worker.

Justice D.A . Onyefulu said the prosecution established beyond reasonable doubt that the defendants were guilty as charged.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the defendants had been arraigned on a two-count charge of conspiracy and murder of one Blessing Eze (a.k.a Golden), identified by the prosecution as a sex worker.

According to the prosecution, the accused persons lured, murdered, and dumped the deceased’s corpse at Dennis Memorial Grammar School, DMGS roundabout axis in Onitsha.

READ ALSO:   S3x Worker Found Dead In Onitsha Brothel

On Feb. 3, the Presiding Judge adjourned the sentencing to Feb. 9, in accordance with the new Anambra State Law.
“The Counsel to the defendants has not shown enough reason why justice should be tampered with mercy.

“And the Counsel has the option to appeal as well as go through the Committee on the Prerogative of Mercy as the Governor has the final say on the matter,” he said.

READ ALSO:   Man Kills Commercial S3x Worker In Delta State

The Prosecutor, Mr N. S. Emeka, while speaking to journalists on the judgment, said justice had been served on the deceased, the state and to the convicts.
Also reacting, the defence counsel, Mr Chimezie Okeke, said they received the judgment with open heart.

According to him, they would approach the Committee on the Prerogative of Mercy and would also appeal the judgment.


Follow Us on Facebook – @LadunLiadi; Instagram – @LadunLiadi; Twitter – @LadunLiadi; Youtube – @LadunLiadiTV for updates


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here