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Traditional ruler, Chief Newton Agbofodo sentenced to death

Chief Newton Agbofodo, the embattled community head of Ekpan, Uvwie Council Area of Delta State, has been sentenced to death.

He’s one of the highest ranking chiefs of Uvwie Kingdom. He was arrested on June 17, 2016, and was later arraigned in court for murder crimes.

Charges preferred against him were conspiracy to commit murder, the substantial offence of murder, conspiracy to commit attempted murder and an attempted murder.

Chief Newton was sentenced by the Delta State High Court 4, in Asaba, after being found guilty of all four count charges preferred against him. He was sentenced to death by hanging.

According to reports, he was alleged to have been linked to series of killings within Ekpan and its environs, including the murder of one Edigbe Ikpesa sometime in Oc­tober 2012. He was also implicated in the Delta Mall robbery/wanton de­struction in January, 2016.

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3 Comments
  1. Lucy Maris says

    Hmmm

  2. Jayceekar Hauwa says

    So sad? RIP in advance

  3. Amaka Nkiruka King says

    chai

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