Court Sentences Uduak Akpan To Death For Murder Of UNIUYO Graduate

The Akwa Ibom State High Court, Uyo, sentenced Uduak Frank Akpan to death by hanging for killing Iniubong Umoren, a graduate of the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom state on Thursday, August 4, 2022.

It was gathered that  Uduak Akpan, the suspected killer of Iniubong Umoren, had on July 26, 2021, pleaded guilty to murdering her.

In 2021, Umoren was declared missing but was later found dead on April 30. She was said to have been lured to meet the suspect over a fake job interview.

The suspect was arrested by the state police command after a widespread outcry.

The court reportedly held that Akpan will die by hanging.

Reacting to the development, the deceased lawyer told the press that justice has been served.

The deceased family expressed relief at the judgment.

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