NIGERIA: TWO SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR ARMED ROBBERY
February 19, 2019:
An Ado-Ekiti High Court on 7 February 2019 sentenced two men, Oluwayomi Adedayo, 27, and Seyi Daramola, 23, to death for armed robbery. (Sources: punchng.com, 07/02/2019)
Justice John Adeyeye held that the prosecution proved its case beyond reasonable doubt and consequently, found the duo guilty as charged.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the convicts carried out a robbery activity with guns on or about August 4, 2016 at Club 15, Dynamic Lounge, Irewumi, Opp. Bawa Estate Road in Ado Ekiti.
The convicts were first arraigned on October 16, 2017 on two charges of armed robbery and conspiracy but they pleaded not guilty.