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Hilton Hotels owner, Adedoyin, two others sentenced to death by hanging over Timothy Adegoke's death
By: Abara Blessing Oluchi
Tue, 30 May 2023   ||   Nigeria,

The Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo has sentenced Dr Raheem Adedoyin to death by hanging for the murder of Timothy Adegoke.
Delivering judgment on the matter on Tuesday, the Chief Judge of Osun State, Justice Adepele Ojo, also sentenced to death two staff of Hilton Hotels, Ile-Ife, Adeniyi Aderogba and Kazeem Oyetunde.
Timothy Adegoke was a postgraduate student of the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife, who died in November, 2021 at Hilton Hotels, Ile-Ife, Osun State, CEOAFRICA had reported.
Three staff of Hilton Hotels, Ile-Ife, Magdalene Chiefuna, Lawrence Oluwole and Adedeji Adesola were discharged and acquitted by the court while the sentencing for the seventh defendant is to be passed on Wednesday.
The reason the court revealed is due to pleas by both the prosecution and defence counsels.
Adedoyin, who is the Chairman of Hilton Hotels, Ile-Ife, was charged along with staff of the hotel Magdalene Chiefuna, Adeniyi Aderogba, Oluwole Lawrence, Oyetunde Kazeem Adebayo Kunle and Adedeji Adesola.
The defendants were charged on an 18-count charge of murder, conspiracy, oath of secrecy among others.


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