Court Sentences 84 Years Old Herbalist To Death By Hanging Over Money RitualJustice Kudirat Akano of the Osun State High Court, Ilesa, on Tuesday, November 8, sentenced an 84-year-old herbalist, Oluwafemi Fagbemi, to death by hanging for killing one Jacob Ajayi for money ritual.
The Punch reports that alongside the herbalist, his clients who approached him to conduct the money rituals for them – Tobi Ojo, Famutuwa Femi and Tope Olatunji – were also sentenced to the hangman.
The convicts were arraigned on two counts of conspiracy and murder contrary to sections 324 and 319 of the Criminal Code, Cap. 34, Volume 2, Law of Osun State of Nigeria, 2002.
The counsel from the Ministry of Justice, Mr. Abiodun Badiora, told the court that the convicts committed the crime On April 13, 2012, adding that Ajayi was killed for money ritual.
The counsel said, “The headless body of the deceased was recovered from a septic tank, but his genital and part of his leg had been removed.”
The presiding judge found the four convicts guilty on the two counts against them.