Sept 27, 2012 – Nigerian Police Corporal Sentenced To Death By Hanging For Killing 3-yr Old Girl
A Nigerian Policeman identified as Corporal Okechukwu Nwabueze has been sentenced to death by hanging for the brutal murder of an innocent 3-year old girl, Kaosara Muritala on April 5, 2009. www.naijagists.com
The 35-year old corporal allegedly shot the girl to death at Obanle Aro Police check point very close to Mr Biggs in Alapere, Ketu, Lagos on the 5th of April,09.
3 witnesses which include the deceased’s father, another police officer and a Pathologists testified against the accused.
In his testimony, the deceased father claimed that the police never stopped them and that he only heard a gunshot few metres away from the checkpoint.
The convict however claimed he only shot two rounds of ammunition to scare driver who refused to stop on that fateful day.
In her final judgement, an Ikeja High Court Justice Olabisi Akinlade has sentenced Corporal Okechukwu Nwabueze to death by hanging.