2050 Michael Adegbite

Two Nigerians teenagers who alongside a British were charged with murder of another Nigerian in the UK, an assistant teacher, late Michael Adegbite have been jailed.

The convicts, Montel Ajayi, Christopher Nzeh(both Nigerians) and Isaac Owen-Brandy, all 18-years-old, were yesterday sentenced to jail by a Highbury Corner Magistrates Court.

The 28-year old Adegbite (pictured) had offered to sell his laptop to one of the convicts after they met on Gumtree, a free classified advertisement website, and both parties scheduled a meeting for July 19, 2015 on a street in Enfield, north London where they would close the transaction.

But it turned out that the teenagers’ plan was to rob late Adegbite of his laptop. And in the confrontation that ensued, the deceased was stabbed by Christopher Nzeh in the chest, and died after being in pain for thirty minus.

The three teenagers admitted to planning to rob the assistant teacher, who also doubled as young footballer coach. The three were known to have carried out a series of violent robberies on Gumtree users in the past.

While Nzeh was sentenced to a total of 21 and a half years for robbery, possession of a knife and manslaughter, Ajayi was sentenced to 5 years in prison, and Owen-Brandy was handed a 12-year sentence for robbery, possession of a knife, and a similar robbery on a 16-year-old.

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