Ondo Court Sentences Three To Death For Killing Funke Olakunrin


The Ondo State High Court, Akure has sentenced three persons to death for killing  Funke Olakunrin, the daughter of the Afenifere leader, Reuben Fasoranti.

The deceased was killed by the convicts along Benin-Ore-Shagamu Expressway in the Ore Odigbo Local Government Area of the state in June 2019, on her way to Lagos State.

The convicts are Awalu Abubakar, Muhammed Shehu and Adamu Adamu.

While four persons were accused of the crime, the trial judge, Justice William Olamide discharged and acquitted one of them.

Justice Olamide on Friday found the trio guilty of murder, kidnapping and armed robbery and sentenced them to death.

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