Abuja - The Supreme Court will this Friday deliver judgment in an appeal filed by the General Overseer, Christian Praying Assembly (CPA), Rev. Chukwuemeka Ezeugo, a.k.a Reverend King.
Ezeugo is challenging the judgement of a Lagos High Court sentencing him to death by hanging.
The apex court had last year December fixed February 26, 2016 for judgment in the appeal.
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The apex court presided over by Justice Walter Onoghen adjourned for judgment after entertaining arguments from counsel to prosecution and defence in the matter.
Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Adeniji Kazeem, who appeared before the Supreme Court alongside the Director of Public Prosecution, Idowu Alakija, and other senior counsel in the state had urged the court to dismiss the appeal and uphold the judgment of the lower courts.
Ezeugo was arraigned on September 26, 2006 on a six-count charge of attempted murder and murder.
- News 24