COURT OKAYS REV KING TO DIE BY HANGING
- Post By EmDee David 2:43pm on Friday 26th February 2016
The supreme Court in Nigeria has upheld the judgement which sentenced Rev King to death by hanging...
The Supreme Court of Nigeria has upheld the death sentence against Rev. King, the General Overseer of the Christian Praying Assembly. Rev. Chukwuemeka Ezeugo (aka Rev. King), was sentenced to death by hanging by a Lagos High Court in Ikeja on January 11, 2007.
His lawyers appealed the case and the Appeal Court also upheld the death sentence in a unanimous judgment read by Justice Fatima Akinbami.
Rev King Ezeugo was convicted and sentenced to death by hanging for allegedly setting six (6) members of his church on fire for committing fornication. one of the members set ablaze, Ann Uzoh, had died on the 2nd of August 2006 in the hospital due to the degree of burns.
“All the witnesses are unanimous that the appellant used matches.”
The Supreme Court today, has affirmed the death sentence. Rev. King is surely to die by hanging.