Justice Gift Egwu of a High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State, yesterday, condemned one Jide Afolayan Sunday, 33, to life detainment for washing his better half, Greatness Sylvester Ita, with corrosive over her refusal to wed him.
The adjudicator viewed Sunday to be unquestionablyliable of endeavored murder, and requested that he carry out his punishment at the Calabar Medium Security Custodial Center as well as pay N10 million as compensation for the casualty’s a medical procedure.
Egwu held that the indictment demonstrated the charge of endeavored mother by pouring corrosive on the casualty in the wake of declining his engagement proposition, it was very much wanted to express that it.
Sunday has been in police care for quite a long time for the endeavored murder of Ita by washing her with corrosive from head to her midsection where one of her ears and bosom were fiercely scorched by the destructive substance. He likewise hurt her finger, and endeavored to drive the casualty into the pool to suffocate.
During the preliminary, the examiner said the episode was set off by a separation where Ita was welcomed by Sunday (her sweetheart) to Reel home Lodging, Ekon-Etta off Marian Street, Calabar on October 21, 2022, which prompted warmed contention and he poured corrosive on her trying to kill her.
As per the examiner, the relationship went on for quite a long time before Sunday looked for her hand in marriage, and when she rejected and took steps to cut off the friendship, he got up and tossed the corrosive over her body.
Because of the hotness and the consuming sensation, one of her ear and bosom were harmed, while different pieces of her body got scorched. Upon his capture, Sunday denied the charge, asserting that she was the person who poured the corrosive on him, however the proof obviously showed that Ita was really the person in question. He was captured and charged to court on January 24.
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