October 26, 2021


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Man, 24, to die by hanging over armed robbery

Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State capital, has sentenced one Sola Jegede, 24,  to death by hanging.

Justice Oluwatoyin Abodunde, in the judgment delivered yesterday, said the defendant was found guilty as charged on counts 1, 2 and 3 for the offence of armed robbery.

“He is accordingly convicted and sentenced to death by hanging for the offence of armed robbery and may the Lord have mercy on his soul.”

According to the charge, the defendant was charged with offences of armed robbery and rape, which was committed on October 30, 2015, at Oda Ponna Street, at Omuo Ekiti.