Ebonyi State High Court has sentenced woman Who Set Co-Wife And 7 Step Children Ablaze To Death By Hanging

Ebonyi State High Court has sentenced Agnes Nwefuru to death by hanging after she was arraigned before the court for setting ablaze her co-wife Felicia Nwefuru and killing her seven step-children.

This sad and ugly incident occurred after Mr. Sylvanus Nwefuru and Miss Ukamaka Nwefuru, one of the Felicia’s daughters survived the 2017 fire incident which began at 3am and reportedly claimed eight members of the family at Ogboji community in Ishielu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State

According to reports, the Ebonyi State Government in the suit no.HAW/13C/2017, accused the convict of removing all her belongings and that of her children which she took to a safe spot before burning down her own house to hide her crime.

Justice Uwabunkonye Onwosi who presided over the case, said the the plaintiff proved that the defendant was guilty of the murder charge preferred against her.

and that of her children which she took to a safe spot before burning down her own house to hide her crime.

Justice Uwabunkonye Onwosi who presided over the case, said the the plaintiff proved that the defendant was guilty of the murder charge preferred against her.

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