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Ondo Court Sentences Two Siblings, Friend To Death By Hanging For Stealing Motorcycles, Cash

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Ondo State High Court sentences two siblings, friend to death by hanging for stealing motorcycles, cash, and other valuables. 

Ondo Court Sentences Two Siblings, Friend To Death By Hanging For Stealing Motorcycles, Cash - autojosh

Ondo Court sentences two siblings, friend to death by hanging for stealing motorcycles, cash

An Ondo State High Court sitting at the Olokuta Medium Correctional facility premises in Akure has sentenced Sunday Isaac and Lucky alongside their friend, Ovie Nana to death.

The convicts, who are to die by hanging, were sentenced by Justice Yemi Fasanmi.

They were sentenced to death for robbing their victims of motorcycles, mobile phones, cash and other valuables. The robbery happened 7 years ago in Bolorunduro, Ondo East Local Government Area of Ondo State.





After committing the crime in December 11, 2013, the convict were first arraigned in 2014. This was on a five-count charge to include conspiracy and serial robberies.

The charges were, however, amended to six by the leave of the Court vide the Amendment Information in April, 2019.

The offences committed are contrary to and punishable under the criminal laws of the state and Robbery. The offences were also antagonistic to the Firearms laws of the Federation.

The Prosecution led by Chief Legal Officer in the Ondo state Ministry of Justice, Olusegun Akeredolu called four witnesses and tendered confessional statements of the accused which were admitted after trial within trial.

The defendants represented by Mr Samson Iluyemi gave evidence but did not tender any exhibit.

In his judgement, Justice Fasanmi who sentenced the two brothers and their accomplice to death by hanging, said he was convinced that the prosecution proved the case beyond all doubts.









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