A Pastor, Erinmole Adetokunbo and one Adedoyin Oyekanmi, have been sentenced to dying for gruesomely murdering a 7-year-old boy within the Ikorodu space of Lagos State.
The convicts have been charged with conspiracy to commit homicide and homicide.
Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Ikeja Particular Offences Courtroom sentenced the convicts on Monday after they pleaded responsible to the costs towards them.
The Lagos State Authorities mentioned the perpetrators carried out the dire act on June 7, 2017, at No. 6, Oke Oniburokun St., Odokekere, Ikorodu, Lagos.
The duo reportedly reduce off the childs head and buried it in a ‘church’ altar and threw the physique right into a canal.
The decide, whereas passing judgement, described the case as pathetic.
She mentioned: The defendants have dedicated a heinous crime and deserve no mercy.
They’ve cruelly and deliberately killed a seven-year-old boy. This disadvantaged him and his household of a shiny future.
Part 222 of the Prison Regulation of Lagos State imposes dying penalty for premeditated homicide, and I’ve no hesitation in imposing the mentioned punishment.
I hereby sentence Adedoyin Oyekanmi and Erinwole Adetokunbo to dying for killing Kazeem Rafiu.
“Could God have mercy in your souls.