Gang member jailed over 'execution'

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A gang member who boasted in rap lyrics about killing "snitches" was jailed for at least 32 years yesterday for arranging the "execution" of a 17-year-old boy.

Samuel Ogunro was killed in Peckham, south London, on the eve of a firearms trial he was to face in June last year with a other defendants including Ola Apena. The Old Bailey heard that Apena, 22, of south London, arranged Samuel's murder from prison using illicit phones.

Apena, pictured, was found guilty of conspiracy to murder and conspiracy to pervert the course of justice. He was jailed for life with a minimum term of 32 years.