Two Nigerian men Sochi Ezeemo and Peter Shodeinde who handcuffed another to a radiator for over 24

hours have been jailed for 15 and five years respectively at Cardiff
Crown Court in the United Kingdom.

Sochi Ezeemo and Peter Shodeinde, both 27, collected the man from
Bristol and brought him to a house in Treforest, demanding for money from the brother from the victim in Nigeria.

Police raided the house where they believed the victim was being
held prisoner, they found him injured and handcuffed to a radiator.

“It is difficult to imagine how frightening this horrible experience
would have been for the victim.

The sentence hearing took place on 27 September 2019 where Ezeemo was
sentenced to a total of fifteen years with an extended licence of
three years and Shodeinde to a total of five years.

The sentence hearing took place on 27 September 2019 where Ezeemo was
sentenced to a total of fifteen years with an extended licence of
three years and Shodeinde to a total of five years.

FACTS OF SENTENCING

Sochi Ezeemo (DOB: 25/3/1992) pleaded guilty to kidnapping; blackmail;
false imprisonment; causing GBH with intent:
Ct 1 - Kidnapping - one year's imprisonment - concurrent
Ct 2 - Blackmail - four years' imprisonment - concurrent
Ct 3 - False Imprisonment - five years' imprisonment - concurrent
Ct 4 - Wounding with intent - 15 years' imprisonment, extended licence
period of three years
Victim
Supplement - £170 on release.

Peter Shodeinde (DOB: 13/4/1992) was convicted of kidnapping and false
imprisonment:
Ct 1 - Kidnapping - one year's imprisonment - consecutive
Ct 3 - False Imprisonment - four years' imprisonment
Victim Supplement - £170 on release.

Long prison sentence always have influence on those who breaks the law, as a nation Nigeria should fight against incompetence on the side of our law makers and enforcer. Let there be a long prison term instead of short jail term which will help control crime in the country.