Sentenced to Death via Zoom – Horrifying New Justice…
Staring at a computer screen in the midst of the coronavirus lockdown, Olalekan Hameed learned his fate via the video conference call, Zoom.
Hameed had been convicted of the murder of his employer’s mother, a charge he had vehemently denied.
All the lawyers, including Hameed’s defence solicitor, appeared before the court virtually – unable to be there in person because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Hameed had pleaded not guilty to killing 76-year-old Jolasun Okunsanya in December 2018.
The three hour hearing ended when Judge Mojisola Dada, in Lagos, Nigeria, sentenced him to death via Zoom earlier this month. readmore