Moses Okoh, a 20 year old student of the University of Jos, standing trial in a High Court in Jos for allegedly killing his girlfriend, Jennifer Anthony, sang in court as witnesses testified against him.
The police accused Okoh of committing the offence on Dec 31, 2021. when he allegedly killed Anthony and removed her eyes and other human parts.During trial, a witness, Mr Akubo Lazarus of Busa Buji, Jos, a receptionist at the Domus Pacis Hotel, Jos, told the court that he received the accused person as a guest in the hotel on Dec. 31, 2021 and lodged him in room 302.
“The defendant who registered in as Moses Oche came to our hotel at about 4 p.m on Dec. 31, he came alone but the late Jennifer joined him a few hours later and he hurriedly came downstairs and picked her to the room”
“On getting to the room I met a lifeless body of a female on the floor in a pool of her own blood, I raised an alarm but he had already absconded from the premises,” he said.
Another witness, Mrs Elizabeth Dung, a kitchen attendant at the Domus Pacis Hotel, told the court that she served the defendant two plates of food and cutlery set on the said date of the murder.
“I was in the kitchen when the defendant came to me and asked for two plates of food, I took the food to him with two spoons and two forks.