NIGERIA: TWO SENTENCED TO DEATH BY FIRING SQUAD FOR KIDNAPPING, ARMED ROBBERY
August 3, 2018:
A High Court sitting in Warri, Delta State has reportedly sentenced an HND student of Banking and Finance in Delta State Polytechnic, Collins Okoro to death by firing squad. (Sources: pulse.ng, 04/08/2018)
A news platform based in Abuja, The Nigerian Voice reported that Justice A.A. Onojovwo sentenced Okoro and his accomplice, Ejemuta Adam Ogofure, a driver to death by firing squad or hanging for kidnapping and armed robbery at Oleh in Isoko South Local Government and its environs.
According to the Nigerian Voice, the Judge after listening to the prosecuting counsel said Okoro and his accomplice are guilty of the charge of conspiracy to commit armed robbery, kidnapping, attempted kidnap and demanding property with menace.
Justice Onojovwo, who condemned the criminal acts of the accused persons reportedly said they are to die for kidnapping Ogboghro Vincent, a Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro in May 7, 2012.