Showing posts with label Hanging. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Hanging. Show all posts

Friday, September 12, 2014

Shocking: Liberian woman found hanging in Lagos

Earlier today a pic was shared here of a suspected suicide victim in the Magodo part of Lagos. The lady found hanging from the tree in the first hours of today September 12th on Bankole Street, Isheri-Oke, Lagos has been identified as a Liberian woman simply called Kate. 

According to Punch, the woman was a worker in a sachet water factory before she killed herself. A resident of the area said people in the area started to distance themselves from her after the outbreak of Ebola in Lagos which was brought into the country by a Liberian. They also started avoiding her because of her ill health, a situation believed to have frustrated her enough to commit suicide.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

5 sentenced to death by hanging for robbery in Ilorin

ILORIN — Four persons, who had been standing trial for alleged criminal conspiracy and armed robbery, yesterday, wept uncontrollably when they were sentenced to death by hanging by an Ilorin High Court, in Kwara State,  yesterday.

Monday, July 7, 2014

Bank supervisor discovered hanging in uncompleted building 3 days following he gone missing

 The body of Habib Olatunde (pictured above), a bank manager of an undisclosed Nigerian bank, has been found a couple of weeks and six days after he was declared missing by the police. Late Mr Olatunde's body was found hanging in an uncompleted building at Arepo in Ogun state on Saturday July 5th around 5pm. Abayomi Shogunle, the Deputy Force PRO, Nigeria Police Force, revealed this.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Policeman Set to die by hanging for killing 20yr old man

Justice has finally come the way of the family of slain Emmanuel Victor (pictured above), a 20 year old young man who was killed in front of his mother by a trigger-happy Policeman, Mathew Egheghe, two years ago in Yenogoa, Bayelsa state.

Victor was shot dead after he confronted a group of policemen who were trying to extort money from motorists as he was coming back from church. Angered by his effrontery to question their action, Policeman Egheghe moved close to Victor and shot him at close range.  Narrating what happened, Victor's mother Grace, who witnessed the incident said:

Saturday, December 14, 2013

2 Weeks to Marriage: Man Electrocuted While Hanging On to of A Moving Train

A person simply identified as Saidi, whose marriage is scheduled for Dec. 21, was on Thursday night electrocuted while sitting on a moving passenger-train. The incident occurred while the overloaded Lagos-Ogun train was heading for Iju from Agege, both in Lagos.

Saidi came in contact with an electrical wire that passed through the rail line. He, however, did not die but laid on the top of train, panting, and was brought down at Iju Train Station by several other passengers. The train was delayed at the station to enable the man to be brought down.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

26-Year Old To Die By Hanging For Robbery & Rape

For robbing a couple at gunpoint and raping their teenage daughter, a Delta High Court sitting in Warri, yesterday, sentenced a 26-year-old furniture maker, Chijioke Ede, to death by hanging.

The condemned armed robber and rapist was arraigned on a three-count charge of conspiracy to commit armed robbery, armed robbery and rape before the court.

He was found guilty on all the charges and sentenced to death on count one and two, while he got life imprisonment on the charge of rape.
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Sunday, August 11, 2013

Kenyan man Seen hanging on a tree in New Jersey, U.S.A, Dead! (Photo)

Police in Jersey city, New Jersey, have launched investigations into the circumstances leading to the death of a Kenyan man whose body was found hanging on a tree in one of the city’s parks.

On Tuesday, the body of Jeffrey Kililibwa, 61, was discovered dangling from a tree by a passerby in Lafayette Park.

Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office spokesman, Gene Rubino, told a media briefing that Jersey City Police received a call from a woman taking her morning walk near Lafayette Park who said she saw a man hanging from a tree.
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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Man sentenced to death by hanging in Abia state for killing his wife

An Abia State High Court has sentenced a banker, Mr. Theophilus Ajakaiye, to death by hanging for killing his wife, Theodora. (pictured above)
The convict allegedly murdered his wife on October 12, 2009 at Azumini Ndoki in the Ukwa Judicial Division of Abia.
Until her death, Theodora was an employee of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc.

The legal battle between the deceased’s family and the accused began soon after the alleged killing until the judgment recently.

The Presiding Judge, Justice T.U. Uzokwe, said in his judgment that having heard from the accused person, learned counsel for the accused and the prosecuting counsel, the offence carried a mandatory sentence which is death.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Lifeless Body Of Man Found Hanging From Mango Tree

Mando Afaka area of  Kaduna State was Monday morning thrown into a gloomy state when the lifeless body of a middle-aged man was found dangling from a mango tree. The victim whose name could not be ascertained as at the time of filing this report, is suspected to have hanged himself. However, men of the Kaduna state police command have retreived the body and taken it to a hospital for further examination. The victim’s mobile phone was also retrieved from his pocket while efforts were made to establish contact with his relations. More details later.

Monday, December 24, 2012

Decomposing Body Of Unidentified Man Found Hanging After Days Of Suspected Suicide

The body of a young man, who hung in an uncompleted building at Ibafo, was found dangling on Friday evening, apparently days after hanging himself. Eyewitness accounts disclosed that the dangling body was already reeking of stench in one of the bathrooms in the said building. According to a neighbour sharing fence with the said building, the disturbing odour coming from the area became noticeable about three days ago, but it was taken for granted that possibly an animal died somewhere around the neighbourhood.


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