On Wednesday, Ado-Ekiti high court has sentenced 22-year-old, Alonge Ajayi, to death by hanging for armed robbery.
The prosecution proved its case beyond reasonable doubts and consequently found Ajayi guilty as charged, Justice Lekan Ogunmoye said.
On October 30th 2017, the 22 year old robbed with guns, at Ikere, Ekiti. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
He pleaded not guilty on a count charge of armed robbery. On the day he was arraigned on February 27th 2018.
To prove its case, the prosecution represented by Mr Kola Kolade, called four witnesses and tendered exhibits including two guns, five live cartridges, phones and one Bajaj motorcycle as well as a statement from the convict.
Mr. Kayode Oyeyemi represented the convict, who did not call any witnesses for his defense.