FCT Court Sentences Man To Death For Killing Uber Driver

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On Thursday, An FCT high court sentenced one Mister Obinna Echanu to death by hanging for killing an Uber driver.

Obinna has been standing trial alongside one Mister Everly Nnerun for alleged conspiring to kill Edwin Ali, an Uber driver identified on December 26th, 2016 along the Abuja airport road.

The accused were charged with five counts which include armed robbery, illegal possession of firearms, conspiracy, and culpable homicide.

Justice Peter Kekemeke while delivering his judgment, discharged and acquitted Nnerun for lack of evidence by the prosecutor, which is the Nigerian Police, but convicted Echanu and sentenced him to death by hanging as his counsel failed to prove his innocence before the court.

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