In remote hearing, Court sentences driver to death over murder’s case in Lagos

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An Ikeja High Court in Lagos has sentenced a driver, Olalekan Hameed, to death by hanging for the December 1, 2018 murder of Mrs Jolasun Okunsanya, 76, the mother of his employer, Adetayo.

Justice Mojisola Dada delivered the judgment in the Lagos State Judiciary’s maiden virtual court session.

The proceedings were approved by Chief Judge, Justice Kazeem Alogba, in line with the Lagos State Judiciary Remote Hearing of Cases COVID-19 Pandemic Period Practice Direction.

The court session for the charge marked ID/9006C/2019, held online via a video app Zoom. It began at 11am and ended before 2pm.

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Source: Nigerian Tribune