Son of former lag is monarch sentenced to death
A Lagos high court has sentenced one prince Adewale Oyekan 50, and his accomplice lateef Balogun to death for killing 62 year old Sikirat Ekun.
Adewale and Balogun got the sentence and killed the 62 year old who was also a People Democratic Party leader at the time. According to the report by channels televison, Adewale reportedly hired Balogun to kill Sikirat at the sum of N6000.
Justice Raliatu Adebiyi said that the prosecution has prove the charges of conspiracy to commit murder and murder beyond a reasonable doubt, sorting the section 221 of the criminal law of lagos state 2011 which stipulates thee punishment for the offence of murder. Stating that the circumstantial evidence against those two has been strong.
The convicts were reported to have been in custody for about seven years now after they killed sikirat and drop her body in a 1000 feet in her housee
However, the trial began in April 14th, 2015 at the state have five witness including a police officer, Ekuns nephew, Oyiala Olaniyi and her only child Mrs Folashade Amorun testified against the convict.