The son of a Nigerian diplomat in China has received a life jail sentence in the United Kingdom after he was found guilty of raping and murdering a £1,800 -a-night high-class escort.
26- year- old Bala Chinda was convicted by a high court in Aberdeen, Scotland, for the murder of Jessica McGraa on February 11, 2016, only a few weeks after he arrived in Scotland to study at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen. After a six- hour consideration of the evidence before them, a jury of eight women and seven men on Friday unanimously found
Chinda guilty of murdering Miss McGraa, also a Nigerian, in the city centre flat. Judge Lord Beckett told the jury they had gone about their duties commendably after listening to evidence they may have found ‘very distressing’.
Chinda, he said, had ended the life of a woman described by friends giving evidence as ‘full of fun’ and who had much left to live for.
Chinda was told he must serve a minimum of 18 years. Read more