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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

A 36 YEAR-OLD SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING HER NEIGHBOUR IN LAGOS

 

A 36 year old lady identified as Stella Gilbert was sentenced to death for stabbing her  neighbour, Mrs Stella Godwin to death over a bench issue on Tuesday in Ajegunle, Lagos State. 

The incident occurred as a result of who owns the bench that belonged to their former neighbour.

The both were living in a face me I face you, a room apartment. 

It reported that the victim stabbed the deceased on the chest and arm with a knife during a fight.

According to murder contravention section 221 of the criminal law of Lagos 2011 and the punishment attached to this offense is punishable with death by hanging. 

The victim self defense claim was removed by Justice Raliatu Adebiyi and sentenced her death by hanging.

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