After around a half year of preliminary, a High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, on Friday, condemned Benevolent David-West, a chronic killer, to death by hanging.
presiding Judge, Justice Adolphus Enebele, while conveying his judgment on Friday said the suspect was indicted for the homicide of eleven young ladies and endeavored murder of a planned casualty distinguished as Benita Etim in lodging in 2019.
justice Enebele expressed that the indictment group had the option to persuade the court that David-West really slaughtered every one of the eleven ladies at different lodgings in Port Harcourt and different pieces of the state.
The court anyway released and absolved the second defendant for the situation, Nimi ThankGod, who is confronting one tally of unfortunate behavior with the corpse of one of David-West’s casualties.
Vincent Chukwu, counsel for David-West, in his request of allocutus for his client, argued for tolerance because his client is a dad of three kids.
Notwithstanding, the state arraigning counsel drove by Chidi Ekeh, said the first David-West didn’t merit any tolerance and encouraged the court to guarantee judge in the icase.
speaking with Journalists outside the court, Ekeh said the judgment would fill in as an impediment to different people with such lawbreaker, bringing up that the second defendant was liberated on the grounds that it was hard to demonstrate to the court that the denounced perpetrated the wrongdoing.
according to Ekeh, “regarding the second respondent, she got away by the bristles, not that the offense with which she was charged was not dedicated.
“But, it was hard to figure out who precisely did it as the observers who might have commonly given that answer unexpectedly vanished from the state until date.
“I am glad that this judgment was given. It would fill in as an impediment to all people with such mien to realize that there are results.”
however, On his part, counsel for David-West, Vincent Chukwu, said he will bid the judgment.