An Ikeja High Court in Lagos State has sentenced a driver identified as Olalekan Hameed to death via an online sitting.
The guilty man is to be put to death by hanging after murdering the mother of his boss.
The judgment was delivered by Justice Mojisola Dada in the State’s Judiciary’s first virtual court session and everyone participated remotely from different locations via the Zoom app
Hameed was arraigned on March 6, 2019, on a two-count charge of murder and stealing for the December 1, 2018 murder of Mrs Jolasun Okunsanya, 76, the mother of his employer, Adetayo.
The defendant had gone to the house to steal, however, when the deceased stumbled upon him, he strangled her to death before making away with N97, 500 and $117.