Two men, Lanre Kayode, 34 years old and Olanrewaju Aremu, 35 years old have been sentenced to death by hanging, for conspiracy and armed robbery by an Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti.
Delivering the judgement on count 1, 2, 3 and 4 which is conspiracy and burglary, contrary to Sections 402, 403 and 411 of the Criminal Code, Cap. C16 Laws of Ekiti State of Nigeria, 2012, the two accused were sentenced to life imprisonment.
According to the Charge Sheet, the act was committed on or about 14th of July, 2017 around 2:00 am at Oke-Ila area of Ado Ekiti when the accused armed with guns and cutlasses to rob one Jimoh Folajoke Oluremi of her laptops, phones and Toyota Camry car.
During the trial, the prosecutor, Wale Fapohunda called four witnesses while their confessional statements were tendered as exhibit, other exhibits such as laptop, phones and the Camry car were released to the owner via court bond, while the accused spoke in their own defence through their counsel, Yinka Opaleke who did not call any witness.