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BREAKING: Suspect sentenced to death for A'Ibom jobseeker's murder

BREAKING: Suspect sentenced to death for A'Ibom jobseeker's murder

4th August 2022 Uduak Akpan, deceased Iniubong Umoren 4th August 2022 There was confusion in Ibom State High Court as Uduak Akpan, the first accused in the murder of Akwa Ibom job seeker, Iniobong Umoren, was sentenced to death by hanging.Related News Iniubong Umoren: How Uduak Akpan violated deceased Akwa Ibom jobseeker — DSS Akwa Ibom jobseeker’s killer pleads guilty, murderer, father remanded How I lured, raped six other ladies by offering them phoney jobs – Alleged killer of Akwa Ibom jobseeker The convict was sentenced to death by hanging and life imprisonment in the two charge of murder and rape preferred against him.Akpan attempted to escape shortly after the sentence was announced by the trial judge, Justice Bassey Nkanang, on Thursday.Our correspondent reports that it took the intervention of the police to foil the attempted escape.

However, the court discharged and acquitted his father, Frank Akpan and sister, Anwan Bassey (2nd and 3rd accused) who were standing trial for accessory after the fact to murder.Ex-lawmaker emerges LP Enugu gov candidate Ijaw Youths Council decries insecurity in Bayelsa APC inaugurates peace committee over Abia crisis Kano approves N377m for agricultural school fund UK court adjourns Ekweremadu’s case to Oct 31 February 19, 2022

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