Houseboy Who Killed Ogun Retired Senior Magistrate Sentenced To Death By Hanging (Photo)

An Ogun State High Court in Abeokuta has sentenced a
26-year-old houseboy, David Idah, to death for the murder of a retired Senior
Magistrate, Mrs Olufunmilayo Timeyin. Justice Abiodun Akinyemi on Wednesday
sentenced the accused, who hails from Benue State and worked as a domestic aide
for the late senior magistrate, to death by hanging.
The convict had on March 28, 2014, killed the 65-year-old
Timeyin at her residence in Laderin Housing Estate, Abeokuta, by hacking her
with machete  before slaughtering her
about 3pm.

Idah had been sacked by Timeyin after he was caught
stealing. He, however, returned to the house, scaled the fence before killing
the retired magistrate.
The convict was arraigned on April 4, 2014, in Abeokuta
Chief Magistrates’ Court on  one count of
unlawful killing.
The offence contravened Sections 316 and 319 of the Criminal
Code Laws of Ogun State, 2006.

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