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Two Brothers Sentenced To Death By Hanging For Killing Pastor

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Two have been sentenced to death by hanging for murdering the Head Pastor of the End Time Believers Bible Fellowship last year.

The Tamale High Court in Ghana, presided over by Mr Justice Edward Apenkwah, sentenced the two students, Kwame Dogyi and Obio Akwasi, who are cousins, after the jury had returned a unanimous verdict of guilty of conspiracy to commit crime and murder.

The murdered 64-year Pastor Ebenezer Ocran in cold blood at his residence at Kumbuyii, near Tamale, on the Tamale-Kumbungu road on November 9, 2017.

They took away his Toyota Highlander vehicle, which Dogyi gave to a sprayer at the Tamale Industrial Area to sell at GHS10,000.

The Tamale District Court One, presided over by Mr Anthony Asaah, on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, committed Dogyi, 28, and Obio, 21, to stand trial for the murder of Pastor Ocran.

The hearing of the case at the High Court began on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, until they were finally sentenced on Monday.

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