Feb 25, 2017 – Pictures: Burglar Who Killed Human Rights Lawyer Kunle Fadipe Sentenced To Death By Hanging
27-year-old Oluwaseun Oladapo, popularly called spider man , who killed human rights lawyer, Kunle Fadipe, has been sentenced to death.
Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of an Ikeja High Court sentenced Oladapo to death yesterday by hanging by the neck, for the death of the human rights lawyer, Fadipe.
Justice Ipaye, in her judgment found Oladapo guilty of a five-count charge offence of murder, armed robbery and assault occasioning harm.
Justice Ipaye said: “On count one, you Oluwaseun Oladapo, is to be hung by the neck till you are dead.
“On count two, you Oluwaseun Oladapo is to be hung by the neck till you are dead.
”On count three, you Oluwaseun Oladapo, is to be hung by the neck till you are dead.
”On count four, you Oluwaseun Oladapo is sentenced to three years in prison.
”On count five, you Oluwaseun Oladapo is sentenced to three years in prison.
”The terms of imprisonment of counts four and five is that they should run consecutively.
”This is the judgment of the court. May the Lord forgive your soul.”
Earlier, counsel to the convict, Mr. Worer Obuagbaka, had pleaded for mercy on behalf of his client.
But, the prosecutor, Mrs O.A Olugasa said: “the deceased was not given a second chance by the convict. His children were also not given a second chance to have their father with them.
Oladapo allegedly murdered the lawyer on July 4, 2014, at about 3 a.m. at his residence, located at No. 1 Harmony Estate, Ifako-Ijaiye, Iju, Lagos.