The Chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW in the Boundary/Aiyetoro area of Lagos, Saheed Arogundade was on Wednesday, sentenced to death by an Ikeja High Court for the murder of Gbenga Oladipupo, a 32-year-old Policeman.
This was followed by Arogundade’s sudden collapse in the courtroom as Justice Olabisi Akinlade affirmed that the prosecution proved beyond reasonable doubt, that he murdered the Policeman.
The road transport worker who was the first defendant in the case was pronounced guilty as charged on counts of conspiracy to commit murder, and murder.
“I hereby pronounce the sentence of the court upon you Saheed Arogundade – that you be hanged from the neck until you are dead. May God have mercy upon your soul,” the judge affirmed.