Lead City University Student Sentenced To Death By Hanging For The Murder Of Fellow Student

Moshood Owolabi

A  200 level student of private University in Ibadan (Lead City) has been sentenced to death by hanging by Justice Adegboye Gbolagunte of Ibadan High Court for stabbing fellow student named Seun Kolawole two years ago.

Moshood Owolabi, pictured above was found guilty of the charge against him

Prosecuting counsel, and a Deputy Director of the Oyo State Ministry of Justice, A. Olawale, told the court that Moshood stabbed Kolawole with a broken bottle in the neck, following an heated argument between him and the deceased.

The offence is punishable under Section 319 of the Criminal Code Cap. 38 Vol. II Law of Oyo State 2000. Justice Gbolagunte said the evidence provided before the court proved beyond doubt that Moshood was guilty of the crime and therefore sentenced him to death by hanging.

According to the Justice, the sentencing would serve as a lesson to others

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