Two individuals identified as Adekunle Osho, 31, and Chinedu Ugwu, 34, have been sentenced to death by hanging after being found guilty of armed robbery by an Ekiti State High Court.
The two robbers who were given the sentence on Tuesday, November 24, were reportedly involved in armed robbery and also linked to a stolen vehicle.
They were convicted for robbing one Chief Ojo Gbenga of his Toyota Camry car and N150,000 cash on or about November 14, 2014, at Oke Ila, Tinuola area of Ado Ekiti. It was alleged that the men who blocked their victim with their own car while on his way home, shot him in the leg.
Passing the judgment, Justice Adekunle Adeleye said;
“The accused are guilty as charged and hereby sentenced to death by hanging.”