50-year-old man sentence to death for k#lling his wife because she didn’t inform him of her acquired properties
An Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure has sentenced a 50-year-old welder, Ojo Daniyan, to death by hanging for causing the death of his wife, Daniyan Dorcas.
It is reported that he committed the offence on September 14, 2019, at lrese Road in Shagari Village, Akure. He locked their matrimonial home and set it abl@ze while his wife was inside sleeping after accusing her of not telling him about a car and three plots of land she acquired.
Damiyan was charged with arson, m#rder and disabling to commit felony. Among the witnesses that testified in the case were a brother of the deceased, Adeniyi Samuel. Adeniyi said his late sister explained to him that she bought the property in her name because she was afraid of the husband disposing them without her knowledge.