Court Sentences Two Men To Death In Ekiti For Armed Robbery

 

A State High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti has sentenced two men identified as Makinde Kola aged 41 and Haruna Bika aged 30 to death by hanging.

The convicts were charged on a six-count charge bordering on conspiracy, armed robbery, rape and kidnapping.

Delivering judgment, Justice Olatawura found the men guilty on five counts and sentenced them accordingly to imprisonment, life sentence andbdeath, all to run concurrently.

She added that the convicts robbed Mr Adejuwon Gbenga of N31,000.

She said that on same day, date and place, the convicts kidnapped one Adejuwon Daramola and also raped a 19-year-old mother of five-month-old baby during their operation, armed with a cutlass and gun.

Oluwaseun called seven witnesses and tendered the convicts statements and cap as exhibits.

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