Court sentences UNIPORT student to death for murder of eight-year-old girl

Thu May 14th, 2020 - Rivers

Ifeanyi Dike<br />

A high court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has sentenced a second year student of Physics department at the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), Ifeanyi Dike, and one Ugochukwu Nwamiro, to death by hanging for the murder of an eight-year-old girl, Victory Chikamso Nmezuwuba.

The duo were sentenced to death without an option of fine. One is to be hung by his neck until he dies while the other is to be hung on the leg till he dies as well.

Dike, who was aged 23 years when the incident happened in 2017, was apprehended by a local vigilance group in Eliozu axis of Port Harcourt with a sack containing Chikamso’s body following a tip-off. The local security outfit later handed Dike over to the police for further investigations and prosecution.




source: Guardian