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Sodiq Adeojo & David Nyamupfukudza

 


Name:

Sodiq Adeojo

& David Nyamupfukudza

AKA:

 

D.O.B:

Both - 1992

Kill Total:

1

Kill date:

December 2010

Kill Place:

Peckham, London

Status:

Single

Occupation:

 
Victim:

Sylvester Akapalara

D.O.B:

1995

 


 

Court:

The Old Bailey

Case No:

T20107645

Judge:

Timothy Pontius

Prosecution:

Duncan Penny

Defence:

Andrew Hall QC

2nd trial - David Nyamupfukudza

 

Court:

The Old Bailey

Case No:

T20117012

Judge:

Timothy Pontius

Prosecution:

Duncan Penny

Defence:

Andrew Hall QC

 

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FACTFILE

 

Wednesday 29th December 2010,  Sylvester Akapalar was chased by youths armed with a gun and knives and found bleeding to death in a stairwell on the Pelican estate in Peckham, South-East London. He was shot in the neck, then stabbed in the chest after the gun jammed.

 

Two of his friends, who were with him, were stabbed as they tried to force their way through the main door of the block of flats, attempting to escape the gang onslaught, which was guarded by some of the gang..

 

December 2011, Sodiq Adeojo was found guilty at the Old Bailey in London.

Adeojo's brother Qudus Adeojo, 18, of Shurland Gardens, Peckham, and a 16 year old youth, were cleared by the jury of all charges.

 

The jury could not reach a verdict in the case of gang member David Nyamupfukudza, so the judge ordered a re-trial.

 

Thursday 16th February 2012, In sentencing, the judge attacked the "mindless" violence of gang culture. He sentence Adeojo to life, with a minimum 30 years, he was also ordered to serve 22 years in jail for two counts of attempted murder, and 14 years for having a knife and a gun, all to be served concurrently, his expected release date is 2042.

 

Tuesday 29th May 2012, Nyamupfukudza is found guilty at The Old Bailey in London.

 

Wednesday 30th May 2012, David Nyamupfukudza, was sentenced to life imprisonment. judge Timothy Pontius told him he must serve at least 26 years behind bars. Expected release date in 2037.

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