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Housemaid sentenced to death for killing magistrate

16 July 2015, 16:10

Ogun - A 21-year-old housemaid has been sentenced to death for murdering a retired deputy chief registrar last year, Leadership reported.

The man was sentenced at the Ogun State High Court and will be hanged to death.

It is alleged that the man had been working at the former chief registrar's home and had one day decided to jump the fence of the home to murder his employer.

Also read: Housewife to die by hanging for killing step son

The housemaid killed his employer using a machete after he was caught stealing jewellery and cellphones from the house.

He was handed over to the police but the late chief registrar begged for his released. It was after the release that he decided to kill his employer.

One of the late chief registrars son heard screams from the home but when he arrived it was already too late.

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