By Osagie Otabor, Akure
An Ondo State based mostly pastor, Kolawole Samson, has been sentenced to dying by hanging for killing one Ayo Olaniyi at a village close to Okeigbo space of the state.
The late Olaniyi was stated to have in March 2016, gone to hunt frogs alongside three others at a fish pond owned by Pastor Kolawole.
Pastor Kolawole was sentenced to dying by an Ondo state Excessive Court docket sitting in Akure presided over by Justice Ademola Bola.
Kolawole was discovered responsible of inflicting damage on the deceased’s head with a cutlass.
The deceased later died at a hospital he was admitted.
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Prosecuting Counsel, Mr Olusegun Akeredolu and Mrs Omotola Ologun, argued that the offence was opposite to Part 316 and punishable below Part 319 of the Felony Code, Cap 37, Legal guidelines of Ondo State (2006).
Mom of the deceased was one the witnesses referred to as to testify throughout trial.
Pastor Kolawole nonetheless pleaded not responsible to the costs.
Justice Bola nonetheless dominated that each one proof earlier than the courtroom confirmed that Pastor Kolawole was responsible of killing Olaniyi.
The choose held that Samson Kolawole ought to die by hanging.