An Osun State High Court presided by Justice Kudrat Akano on Tuesday sentenced an octogenarian Mr Oluwafemi Fagbemi and three others to death for murder.

Those convicted to death alongside are, Tobi Ojo, Famutuwa Femi and Tope Olatunji, they were charged with a two count charge conspiracy and murder contrary to sections 324 and 319 of the criminal Code Cap. 34 Volume 2 Laws of Osun State of Nigeria 2002.

Prosecuting counsel from the Ministry of Justice Mr. Abiodun Badiora told the court that the convicts committed the crime April, 13, 2012, says the convicts conspired to killed one Jacob Ajayi for money ritual.

According to him, when the Headless body of deceased was recovered from a septic tank, other parts of his bodies were removed.

Counsel to the convicts A.O Oluwole pleaded with the Judge to temper justice with mercy and also mentioned the reasons behind his request.

Justice Akano found them guilty on two counts preferred against them and sentenced them accordingly, count one (1) conspiracy attracts fourteen years imprisonment for each of them and sentenced them to death by hanging for murder.