Student Sentenced To Death By Hanging For Armed Robbery In Delta State
Nov 21, 2013 – Secondary School Student To Die By Hanging For Armed Robbery In Delta State
A 24-year-old student in Delta state has been sentenced to death by hanging for armed robbery.
The man identified as Moses Akatugba robbed a lady of her cash, cell phones and recharge cards. He was convicted on 2-count charge of conspiracy & armed robbery.
Moses and his robbery accomplice, who passed away as a result of gunshot injuries was said to have committed the crime at number 30, NNPC Housing Complex Road, Ekpan in Udu Local Government Area of the state, according to the prosecution.
The prosecution had also told the court that the convict and his late accomplice, at gun point robbed one Mrs. Akpor Mazino of N113,930.00, three GSM handsets, 54 various denomination of MTN vouchers, 28 Econnet vouchers and 25 GLO vouchers valued over N100,000.
The prosecution averred that the offence was contrary to Section 6 (b) and punishable under Section 1(2) (a) of the Robbery and Firearms (Special Provisions) Act Cap R11 Volume 14 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.