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Two convicted over murder of sex worker in Onitsha

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AN ONITSHA High Court, presided over by Hon. Justice D.A Onyefulu, yesterday, convicted two persons, Valentine Umezinwa and Emeka Okolonji as guilty over the murder of a sex worker, Blessing Eze ( aka Golden) .

The convicted persons were earlier arraigned before the court on a two-count charge of conspiracy and murder by the prosecution counsel.

According to the charge leveled against them, they were accused of luring, murdering and dumping the deceased corpse at DMGS Round-about axis in Onitsha.

Convicting the two defendants, the presiding judge, Justice Onyefulu, adjourned their sentence to  February 9, 2022, saying that it was the new Anambra State Law.

 Counsel to the defendants, Chimezie Emma Okeke, told newsmen outside the court room that, “we may likely go to court to challenge the judgment”, even as the state counsel, (Mrs) Oguejiofor sent a representative counsel.

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