Confusion As Killer Of Akwa Ibom Jobseeker Sentenced To Death, Attempted  To  Escape

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Convicted Uduak (Left) and the deceased

LAGOS AUGUST 5TH (NEWSRANGERS)-There was confusion in Ibom State High Court as Uduak Akpan, the first accused in the murder of Akwa Ibom job seeker, Iniobong Umoren, was sentenced to death by hanging.

Akpan attempted to escape shortly after the sentence was announced by the trial judge, Justice Bassey Nkanang, on Thursday.

Our correspondent reports that it took the intervention of the police to foil the attempted escape.

The convict was sentenced to death by hanging and life imprisonment in the two charge of murder and rape preferred against him.

However, the court discharged and acquitted his father, Frank Akpan and sister, Anwan Bassey (2nd and 3rd accused) who were standing trial for accessory after the fact to murder. (The PUNCH, excluding headline)

 

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