BREAKING: Iniubong Umoren: Court Sentences Uduak Akpan To Death By Hanging For Murder
Justice Bassey Nkanang of the Akwa Ibom State High Court has sentenced Uduak Akpan to death by hanging for the murder of Iniubong Umoren.
Thelagostimes recalls that Umoren, a graduate of Philosophy, University of Uyo, was killed on April 2021. She was said to have been job hunting while awaiting mobilisation for the compulsory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme.
However, Uduak’s father, Frank Akpan, and his sister, Anwan Bassey (2nd and 3rd accused) were discharged and acquitted.
Finding Akpan guilty of rape in the over two-hour judgement, the judge said the prosecution has proved beyond doubt the case of rape and murder against Akpan.
He added that Akpan should to be hung on the neck till he dies.