Maid sentenced to death for murder of Igbinedion’s mom

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The Housemaid who strangled ex-governor, Lucky Igbinedion’s mum has been sentenced to death by hanging for k!lling the 85-year-old woman before carting away her jewelry at her residence in GRA Benin city.

In her confession she said: I k!lled mama to carry her money. She did not offend me. While she was sleeping on her bed, around 12:01 a.m. on December 2, 2021, I used a stool to hit her on the head and she was shouting for help but only the gateman was around and he did not hear the shout. Mama later d!ed. I waited till 4 a.m. before leaving the house with her N100,000, wristwatch and jewellery. I escaped to Cross River State, but I was later arrested by the police.

The court sentenced Dominion to d*ath by hanging for murd*r and robbery with violence while she bagged life imprisonment for count two which was for applying harmful substances to the late Madam Igbinedion.