The 1st court 1 sat in Kogi State on Tuesday, March 23, was sentenced to Ocholi Edicha to 12 years and 6 months in prison for the terrible murder of NY. Salome Abuh, during the 2019 gubernatorial election.
Lib reported that Mrs. Abuh, the leaders of the Democratic Party of People, PDP in Ochadamu, ofu Regional Government of Kogi, was shot and burned at his residence on November 18, 2019. Read more here
Edicha was charged with a criminal conspiracy violation, armed robbery, damage by fire and guilty murder.
However, prosecution prosecution from the Ministry of Justice and Lawyers General, Barr. Otigbe Joseph had vowed to challenge the verdict, described it as a surprise and was not enough punishment for committed violations that disrupted the murder.
The prosecutor at the trial was called five witnesses. The court agreed with Oral Testimonials and Eyewitness accounts with statements made to the Nigerian police and hugged him enough to secure the defendant’s belief.
The defendant denied making a statement to Nigerian police but quickly to challenge and receive several aspects of the statement.
Delivering his judgment, justice Ajai punish the suspect because the guilty murder cannot be sentenced to death, and sentenced him to 12 years and 6 months in prison for violations.