A dismissed police officer identified as Olalekan Ogunyemi was sentenced to life imprisonment by Justice Adenike Coker of Lagos High court, Ikeja, on Thursday. Ogunyemi was convicted for killing Kolade Johnson at a football viewing center in Mangoro, Ikeja, on March 31, 2019.
As reported, the victim was watching the match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur before Ogunyemi shot him. During the trial, the pathologist who examined Johnson stated that he suffered six gunshot injuries.
The court found Ogunyemi guilty of manslaughter and sentenced him to life imprisonment with the caveat of serving a minimum of 25years imprisonment.