Kalu Bernard, an Airman with Nigerian Air Force has been sentenced to death by hanging for killing his lover, Solape Oladipupo on March 12, 2017 at her Corporal and Below Quarters, Compound 9, Air Force Base, Makurdi, after he suspected her of having an affair.
The 21-year-old Airman was found guilty of six out of eight count charges which included murder, house breaking, impersonation, and attempted murder.
President of the court, Gp. Capt. Elisha Bindul sentenced him to death by hanging, subject to the confirmation of the conveying authority Yesterday August, 15th.
Although, the defence counsel, Abimiku Ewuga stated that he would appeal the judgement as he had earlier begged the court to temper justice with mercy, saying the accused was his family breadwinner.