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LAGOS COUPLE WHO KILLED THEIR MAID AND SAID ITS SUICIDE BAGS 16 YEARS IN JAIL.


A Lagos State High Court on Thursday, July 7, sentenced a couple, Fortune and Steve Nwankwo, to 16 years imprisonment for the involuntary mansl@ughter of their 19-year-old maid, Joy Adole.
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They were both accused of k#lling Adole on April 20, 2020, at their residence located at Bariga, Lagos They however, denied the allegation, claiming that Adole cœmmitted s¥ic#de by h@nging herself in her bedroom.
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Justice Oyindamola Ogala found the couple guilty of conspiracy and mansl@ughter. While delivering judgment in suit no ID/13178C/20, Justice Ogala held that the prosecution had proved the charge of mansl@ughter, conspiracy and attempt to pervert justice and misconduct as regards the de@th of their maid at their residence.
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The court convicted Stephen of the charges of conspiracy, attempt to pervert justice, misconduct and accessory after the fact of felony.

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