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Court Sentences Uduak Akpan, Killer of Akwa Ibom female job seeker, Iniubong Umoren to death

An Akwa Ibom court has sentenced Uduak Akpan, the killer of the female job seeker, Iniubong Umoren to death by hanging.

The State High Court sitting in Uyo presided over by Justice Bassey Nkanang found him guilty on a two-count charge of murder and rape while the father and sister were discharged and acquitted on the charge of accessory after the fact to murder.

On the first count charge of murder Akpan was sentenced to death by hanging while on the second charge of rape, he was sentenced to life imprisonment.

Drama ensued after the sentencing as Uduak Akpan attempted to escape from the courtroom but was apprehended by security personnel who were strategically positioned.

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