Akwa Ibom: Court sentences job seeker’s killer to death



A high court sitting in Akwa Ibom State has sentenced Uduak Akpan to death by hanging for the murder of Iniobong Umoren, a graduate of philosophy, at the University of Uyo, The Cable reports.

According to BBC pidgin, Bassey Nkanang, the trial judge, gave the verdict, on Thursday.

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Umoren was declared missing in May 2021 after leaving home to meet Akpan over a potential job offer in Akwa Ibom and was found dead days later.

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