12 September 2019 :
Two men, Emeka Alieze and Dada Ojo, have been sentence to death by an Akure High Court for their involvement in armed robbery, The Hope reported on 6 September 2019.
he defendants were brought to court for armed robbery at kilometer 4 Akure-Ilesa expressway, Akure, at about 8:30 pm on September 9, 2016.
The defendants pleaded not guilty to the five count charges preferred against them when it was read to them before hearing commenced.
The prosecuting counsel, Mr. Olajumoke Ogunjebi said that the defendants robbed several people with their money and property.
After a series of arguments by the prosecuting and defence counsel, the court agreed that Emeka Alieze and Dada Ojo committed the offence contrary to Sections 6(b) 1,2(a) &(b) of the Robbery and Firearms (Special Provision) Act Cap R11 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.