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Man Sentenced to Death by Hanging for Killing a Banker in Rivers State

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A high court sitting in Port Harcourt has sentenced one Joseph Ufoh to death by hanging for killing a banker with one of the new generation banks in Rivers state, Pascal Nnorum. The suspect, Joseph Udoh on the 13th of May 2017 was alleged to have killed the deceased along MTN link road Aba road in Obio/Akpor local government area when the defendant scratched the car of the deceased. On approaching the deceased, the defendant held down the steering of the deceased car to show his grievances before the defendant dragged the deceased on the ground from the MTN office to Oil mill market junction and also allegedly dragged the deceased on the culvert that divided the road by Elelewon junction. Delivering his Judgement, Justice Chiwendu Nworgu ruled that the prosecution has proven their case before the court that the defendant killed the decease Pascal Nnorum and as such found him guilty as charged.
The judge further convicted and sentenced the defendant to death by hanging on his neck until death.

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