200 Level Student Of Lead City University To Die By Hanging For Killing Colleague

moshood owolabi
Moshood Owolabi

For stabbing a fellow student to death, a 200 level student of Lead City University, identified by Moshood Owolabi has been sentenced to dead by hanging. The suspect, on Wednesday appears before Justice Adegboye Gbolagunte of an Ibadan High Court where the judge concluded the case by sentencing him to dead by hanging for killing on Seun Kolawole, two years ago.

A Physical and Health Education Department student, Owolabi caused the death of Kolawole by stabbing him with a bottle.

The judge said the counsel prosecuting the case, A. Olawale, a Deputy Director in the Oyo State Ministry of Justice had proved the case beyond reasonable doubt.

He said that the evidence tendered before him showed that the accused committed the offence as charged.

He sentenced him to death by hanging to serve as deterrent to others.

The judge further advised parents to always watch their children to prevent them from misbehaving and causing harm to others.

The prosecutor had earlier told the court that the convict stabbed Kolawole with a broken bottle in the neck, following a misunderstanding between him and the deceased.

He explained that the injury sustained as a result of his action resulted to the death of the victim.

Olawale said that the incident happened on Jan. 12, 2014 at toll-gate area of Ibadan.


He added that the offence was punishable under Section 319 of the Criminal Code, Cap. 38, Vol. II Law of Oyo State, 2000.

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