Court sentences middle-aged man to death by hanging for armed robbery



An Ado-Ekiti High Court, on  Friday, sentenced a -aged man, Isa Abdulkareem, to death by hanging for robbery.Justice Mosunmola Abodunde held that proved its case beyond reasonable doubt.

from state Ministry Justice, Mr Gbemiga Adaramola, told court that   the convict while  with and a cutlass, robbed one Taiwo Olomola N110,000 and a Techno Phone on Dec. 19, 2016 at Ureje area in Ado-Ekiti.He said he also robbed one Adeya Olalekan  N74,000 and an Infinix Note 2 phone. Adaramola said the offence contravened the provisions Section 402,(2) of the Criminal Code Law, Cap C 16, Laws of Ekiti State. 2012.The , called four witnesses to prove its case, and tendered exhibits including the two , five live cartridges, phones as well as a confessional statement from the convict.The defence counsel, Mr Adeyinka Opaleke, called the convict as witness the trial.He pleaded not guilty. (NAN)

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