22-Year-Old Man Sentence To Death By Hanging For Stealing Recharge Cards, Wristwatches, Others In Ekiti
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A High Court in Ado Ekiti on Thursday a 22-year-old man, Kehinde Olajide, 22 to death by hanging for armed robbery.
Charged with Olajide are Kareem Azeez, 24, Bamisile Lateef, 28, and Adebayo Basiru, 25. Justice Lekan Ogunmoye, while delivering judgment held that the prosecution had proven Ingredients of armed robbery against Olajide, without any reasonable doubt.
Azeez, Lateef, and Basiru were discharged of all charges while Olajide is hereby sentenced to death by hanging.May God almighty have mercy upon his soul, said the justice.
The prosecution said the convict and others stole Mobile phones, Lexus E5 350, recharge cards, Bajaj motorcycle, wristwatches, ZDX Acura, and cash of N205,500.
To prove its case, the prosecution counsel, H.A Adeyemi, called five witnesses while exhibit tendered include statements of the accused, locally made pistols, two live cartridges, black mask among others.