A court in Ondo State has sentenced a pastor to death for killing an 11-year-old boy for allegedly stealing fish.
Ooniwoye Olawoye, Ooniwola Ondo State, said that the incident began in 2016 in the Oke-Igbo area of Ondo state.
It turned out that Pastor Kolawole Samson had snatched three children, but two children escaped and the third child was caught, aged 11.
According to the state’s Attorney – General, the pastor then took the child home with him and cut his head with a knife, and later died of his injuries.
The pastor charged for murder and sentenced to death by hanging. However, the pastor denied the charges against him.
Currently, the minister has the right to appeal within 90 days under the constitution of Nigeria.