A Delta State High Court sitting in Issele-Uku, has sentenced to death, Sunday Luka (32), Danjuma Kaika (37) and Luka Agu (33) for the death of Diokpa Felix Boise who is the uncle of Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu.
The accused who used to be labourers in the deceased farm were arraigned on four- count charge of conspiracy to commit murder, murder and conspiracy to commit armed robbery. The accused were said to have murdered the victim in his farm on June 9, 2014 and carted away his Kia Rio car.
In his ruling, Justice C.I. Ogisi while delivering the verdict said the punishment for the offence was mandatory, adding that he lacked the discretionary power to mitigate the sentence.
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