Osun State– Adesola, the receptionist on task at Hilton Hotel, Ile-Ife, Osun State, on the day Timothy Adegoke, came to the center, has actually been sentenced to 2 years jail time.
Adegoke, a previous postgraduate trainee of the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife, was killed inside his hotel space at Hilton Hotels in November 2021. Adedoyin and 6 of his employees were jailed and arraigned in connection to the murder.
Adesola's sentence was pronounced at the sitting of the court on Wednesday, May 31, 2023, by Osun State Chief Judge, Adepele Ojo.
The judge had actually pronounced her guilty of conspiracy to produce proof and hide the truth that the departed lodged at the center prior to he passed away throughout the court resting on Tuesday.
Due to pleading for leniency of the court by her counsel, Okon Ita, and the prosecution, Fatimo Adesina, the judge postponed her sentencing till Wednesday.
The hotel owner, Dr. Ramon Adedoyin, and 2 of his personnel, Adeniyi Aderogba and Oyetunde Kazeem had actually been earlier sentenced to death by hanging.
The court discovered them culpable in the death of Adegoke, who came to the hotel on November 5, 2021, however was later on discovered buried in a shallow tomb along Ife-Ede, by authorities investigators, days after he has actually stated missing out on.
Both Adesina and Adesola's counsel had actually prompted the court to think about the age of the offender and the situations under which she acted and treat her case with leniency.
Justice Ojo in her judgement, stated she paid attention to the advocate leniency for the accused and the arrangement of Section 411 of the Constitution.
“I have actually thought about the enthusiastic plea of the 7th accused and the submission of the prosecution on the requirement to temper justice with grace. I have actually observed and thought about the sober personality of the 7th accused in court throughout the trial,” Justice Ojo stated.
“I am similarly conscious of the situations surrounding the case of the 7th offender. I am not unmindful of the arrangements of the Section 411 2(b) of the law. I thus sentence you Adedeji Adesola to 2 years jail time beginning with the very first day of your arrest.”