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  • Updated: May 30, 2023

Timothy Adegoke: Adedoyin, Others Sentenced To Death By Hanging

Rahman Adedoyin and two others have been sentenced to death by hanging for having a and in the alleged murder of Timothy Adegoke.

The trio were on Tuesday sentenced to death by the Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo.

Timothy Adegoke was a postgraduate student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.

He died mysteriously inside the Hilton Hotels, Ile-Ife, Osun State.

Justice Adepele Ojo while delivering his judgement on the case also sentenced two staff of the hotel, Adeniyi Aderogba and Kazeem Oyetunde to death by hanging.

The Court discharged and acquitted three of the staff while the seventh defendant is to hear her sentencing on Wednesday following pleas by both the prosecution and defendant counsels. Timothy Adegoke and Rahman Adedoyin

Adedoyin was charged along with six of his workers, Magdalene Chiefuna, Adeniyi Aderogba, Oluwole Lawrence, Oyetunde Kazeem Adebayo Kunle and Adedeji Adesola as first to seventh defendants and were docked on 18-count which include murder, conspiracy, oath of secrecy among others.

Chief Judge of the State, Justice Adepele Ojo in her judgement on Tuesday discharged three defendants, Magdalene Chiefuna, Lawrence Oluwole and Adedeji Adesola were discharged from the counts of conspiracy to murder and murder.

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