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#BREAKING: Court Sentences Uduak Akpan To Death By Hanging For Murder Of Iniubong Umoren

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A high court sitting in Akwa Ibom state has sentenced Uduak Akpan to death by hanging for the murder of late Iniubong Umoren.

In the over two hours judgement by the presiding Judge, Bassey Nkanang, on Thursday, August 4, 2022, the convict was found guilty of rape and murder and sentenced to be hung on the neck till he dies

Recall, Late Iniubong Umoren, a graduate of Philosophy, University of Uyo, (UNIUYO) was allegedly raped, murdered and buried in a shallow grave by a suspected serial rapist and killer, Uduak-Abasi Akpan, in April 2021.

Uduak-Abasi Akpan had reportedly lured his victim, who was 26 years old, to his family residence at Nung Ikono Obio village in Uruan local government area with a job offer where he had allegedly raped, murdered, and buried her in a shallow grave within the premises.

The body was later exhumed from the shallow grave by the Police team, who were guided by the prime suspect.

The body was later exhumed from the shallow grave by the Police team, who were guided by the prime suspect.

Uduak-Abasi Akpan, his father Mr. Frank Akpan, and sister Anwan-Bassey, Akpan,

were then charged on a four count-charge brought against them by Akwa Ibom state government.

The trio were later remanded in the Correctional centre Uyo, as the Court had denied their bail application.

 

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