Prosecuting counsel from the Ministry of Justice Mr. Abiodun Badiora told the court that the convicts on April, 13, 2012, killed one Jacob Ajayi for money ritual in IIesa town. The headless body of deceased was recovered from a septic tank, with other parts of his body, including his genitals, removed. Counsel to the convicts A.O Oluwole pleaded with the Judge to temper justice with mercy.
Justice Akano found them guilty on two-counts charge of conspiracy and murder preferred against them. She consequently sentenced the convicts to 14 years in prison for conspiracy and death by hanging for murder.