AN Ogun State High Court sitting in Isabo, Abeokuta yesterday sentenced a 22-year-old house help, David Idah to death for killing a 65-year-old retired chief magistrate, Mrs. Olufunmilayo Timeyin over a year ago.
Idah who on March 28 last year beheaded Timeyin in her.....
Laderin Estate, Abeokuta residence, is to die by hanging.
The convict was first arraigned on April 4, 2014 before an Abeokuta Chief Magistrates’ Court on a one-count charge of unlawful killing.
The offence, according to the prosecution, contravened Sections 316 and 319 of the Criminal Code Laws of Ogun State, 2006.
Justice Abiodun Akinyemi condemned Idah while delivering judgement on the murder charge brought against the accused person.
Idah who had then worked as house help to the Timeyin household for only two months before the incident, was said to have scaled the fence of the house to attack the retired senior magistrate with a machete, hacking her to death.
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