Iniubong Umoren: Court sentences Uduak Akpan to death by hanging



The Akwa Ibom State High Court’s Justice Bassey Nkanang condemned Uduak Akpan to death by hanging on Thursday for the murder of Iniubong Umoren.

Umoren, a Philosophy graduate from the University of Uyo, was murdered in April 2021. She was in search of employment while waiting to be mobilized for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).

According to Punch, Akpan attempted to flee shortly after the sentence was pronounced, but was apprehended by police.

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Frank Akpan, Uduak’s father and Anwan Bassey, his sister (2nd and 3rd accused), were both released and acquitted.

Details later…

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