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COURT SENTENCES THREE TO DEATH BY HANGING IN OSUN STATE.

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The Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo presided over by the Chief Judge of the State, Justice Adepele Ojo has convicted the founder of Hilton Hotel, Ile-Ife, Ramon Adedoyin, and three staff of the hotel of conspiracy to murder and the murder of a student of the Obafemi Awolowl University OAU, Timothy Adegoke.

Adedoyin was charged along with six of his workers, as first to seventh defendants and were docked on 18-count which included murder, conspiracy, and oath of secrecy among others but

Justice Ojo discharged three defendants from the counts of conspiracy to murder and murder but were found culpable of other counts in the charge.

Ojo, in her judgment, convicted Adedoyin on charges 1, 2, 3, 7, 9, 15, and 16 which border on conspiracy to commit murder, murder, unlawful killing, and conspiracy to administer extra judicial oath, indecent tempering with the deceased body, tampering with evidence and manufacturing of evidence.

She sentenced Adedoyin, Adeniyi, Aderogba, and Oyetunde Kazeem to 10 years jail term on counts 1 conspiracy to commit murder, and death by hanging on counts 2 and 3, murder and unlawful killing of Timothy Adegoke.

Written by: Ella Adike

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