April 26, 2017 – 4 Armed Robbers Sentenced To Death By Hanging In Osogbo For Stealing Bajaj Motorcycle
4 young men were sentenced to death by hanging by an Osun State High Court in Osogbo yesterday for allegedly stealing a motorcycle.
The convicts identified as 24-year-old Daniel Abraham, 24-year-old Joseph Moses, 25-year-old Gideon Ode and 19-year-old Samuel Job reportedly attacked a motorcycle operator at Kajola Road in Osogbo on the 14th of October 2013 around 8pm.
They injured their victim before snatching his motorcycle.
After the police prosecutor in charge of the case, Mrs. Idiat Abdulrahman Temitope narrated how the convicts battered their victim, Justice Olubunmi Ayoola said the prosecutor proved the case beyond reasonable doubt.
Justice Ayoola charged the accused of conspiracy,theft and armed robbery before sentencing them to death by hanging.
The lawyer to the accused pleaded with Justice Ayoola to temper justice with mercy but his pleas were never taken.