Court sentence a woman who killed her husband in Bayelsa to death by hanging

Court sentence a woman who killed her husband in Bayelsa to death by hanging.
Henry and Victoria Gagariga
The Bayelsa State High Court judge, Justice Nayai Aganaba on Tuesday, sentenced a woman who killed her husband to death by hanging. A 30-year-old woman, Victoria Gagariga killed her husband, Mr. Henry Gagariga, on February 4, 2015 at the residence along Ebisam Road in Akenfa, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
The deceased is a lawyer and Victoria is a staff in Bayelsa Arts and Culture, both got married in 2014.

Victoria was said to have stabbed Henry on the neck which led to his death on the faithful day after a misunderstanding.
Victoria Gagariga

The presiding judge, Justice Aganaba pointed out that the circumstantial evidence against the accused was overwhelming, and that all facts confirmed that she was the only person with the deceased at the time of death and the only person to have the opportunity to have killed him.

According to him, Victoria committed a murder of passion which was a result of jealously as the couple were obsessed with each other.
He said,
"It is unfortunate that I can only pronounce the sentence prescribe by law.
I wish I had the discretion to do otherwise. However, that discretion rests with the Executive Governor of Bayelsa state. I am only left with the compulsion to pronounce the sentence prescribed by law.

I hope that person the discretion would look at the circumstance of this case and do the needful. I hereby pronounce my sentence. My sentence upon you is that you shall hang on the neck until you die. May the Lord have mercy on your soul".

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