Mathew Mohan sentenced to death by hanging

Mathew Mohan

Mathew Mohan

The Supreme Court has sentenced to death by hanging Lusaka businessman Mathew Mohan who has been undergoing trial on a murder case.

Supreme Court Judge Gregory Phiri, sitting as High Court judge however acquitted Mohan’s co-accused persons Idris and Shabee Patel due to lack of evidence linking the two brothers to the killing of Mr Itowala.

Mohan was accused of having been behind the murder of Cyclone Hardware director Sajid Itowala in 2009 and since then the case has been going trial.