A THIRTY-ONE-OLD MAN, EDIDIONG OTOTI HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO DEATH BY HANGING BT THE AKWA IBOM STATE COURT SITTING IN IKOT EKPENE LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Written by miebaka ikiriko on March 9, 2021
The Akwa Ibom State High Court sitting in the Ikot Ekpene Local Government Area has sentenced a thirty-one-old man Edidiong Ototi to death by hanging.
Edidiong a native of Ikot-Akwa in the Obot-Akara Local Government Area of the State was convicted for killing his father Mr Pius Ototi whom he accused of being a wizard.
In his confessional statement to the Police Edidiong admitted that he killed his father and buried him inside a pit toilet on November 18, 2021.
Delivering judgement yesterday, Justice Augustine Odokwo held that the accused is guilty of murder which is punishable by death under section (1) of the criminal code Laws of Akwa Ibom State 2000.
Justice Odokwo ordered that Edidiong should be hanged by the neck until he dies.