Court sentenced two men to death for armed robbery in Lagos

Justice S.S. Ogunsanya of a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja has sentenced two men, Moshood Ogunshola and Wasiu Lekan, to death by hanging.

The convicts were arraigned on two counts of conspiracy to commit robbery and armed robbery, which contravened the Criminal Justice Act of Lagos State and they pleaded guilty to the charges.

Prosecution counsel, Adebayo Haroun said, the convicts robbed one Wasiu Rasaki of his motorcycle at the Ile Eja area of Ikotun while armed with a machete and were arrested by the police and subsequently arraigned before the court.

Justice Ogunsanya found them guilty of the charges and sentenced them to death.


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