The Ekiti State High Court, sitting in Ado- Ekiti, the state capital has sentenced a 43-year-old man, Afolabi Taiwo, to death by hanging for armed robbery.
The court presided over by Justice Abiodun Adesodun in a judgement delivered yesterday ruled that Taiwo was guilty of robbing one Ayeni Oluwaseun Pius of his Lexus SUV on June 17.
In his pronouncement, Justice Adesodun said, “The prosecution led credible, cogent and compelling evidence to establish all the three essential elements of the offence of armed robbery against the defendant as charged.”
The judge said,” The accused is hereby sentenced to death by hanging. May the Lord have mercy on your soul”.