Crime

Court Sentences Two To Death By Hanging In Ekiti

An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has sentenced two men, Oke Iyiola and Olanribiwonnu Kazeem to death by hanging.

Delivering his judgment, Justice Lekan Ogunmoye said, death was the penalty for the offences committed and established against the accused persons.

According to the charge against the accused, on July 20, 2016, Iyiola, 39 and Kazeem, 27 conspired and robbed one Mr. Olaoti Abiodun of his two phones and money at No. 2 Amen close 4, Federal Housing Estate Okeila, Ado Ekiti.

They were charged on a three-count charge bordering on Conspiracy and Armed Robbery which contravened section 516 and 402(2) (a) of the Criminal Law Code, cap C16, Laws of Ekiti State 2012.

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