Akolade Arowolo found guilty of murder, sentenced to death

Arowolo Akolade who killed his Banker Wife has appeared before trial judge Justice Lateefat Okunnu of Ikeja High Court this morning February 21. He stabbed his wife to death on Friday June 24, 2011 after a domestic combat at their home in Isolo, Lagos. He has been found guilty of her murder and has been sentenced to death.
He was found guilty on one-count of murder. The judge said the prosecution proved beyond reasonable doubt that he killed his wife. Akolade burst into tears after the verdict:
“I pronounce the defendant guilty and accordingly sentenced to death”

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