A High Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos State, on Monday sentenced a domestic worker, Joseph Ogbu, to death by hanging for killing his employer, an 89-year-old grandmother, Adejoke John, and her daughter, Oreoluwa, at their home in the Surulere area of the state.
Justice Modupe Nicole-Clay handed down the verdict after she found the convict guilty of three counts of armed robbery and murder.
After Ogbu was arrested, the Lagos State Government arraigned him on October 22, 2 019.
According to the prosecution, the offence committed contravened Sections 222 and 297 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2015.
Ogbu pleaded not guilty to the charge against him.
Ogbu, while committing the crime on June 19, 2019, strangulated Adejoke, and stabbed her pregnant daughter to death
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