18 October 2019 :
Kwara state High Court sitting in Ilorin, the state capital on 15 October 2019 sentenced killer of a staff of telecoms giant MTN, one Ogundele David to death by hanging.
The victim’s name is Abiola Tosin Ashinwo.
In a judgement, trial judge, Justice Adebayo Yusuf, Ogundele was convicted on two-count charge, after more than three years of legal battle.
For the first count charge, the convict committed an illegal act by stabbing Ashinwo with the intention of causing her death thereby committed offence of culpable homicide punishable with death under Section 229 of the penal code law, Justice Yusuf said.
He was also convicted for committing culpable homicide for causing the death of Ashinwo by stabbing her with a knife and thereby committed offence punishable under Section 221 of the penal code law.
The judge held that the prosecution had been able to prove the case of culpable homicide against Ogundele.
For the first offence, the convict is to serve 25 years jail term while he was sentenced to death by hanging for the second charge.