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Ekiti high court sentenced Kehinde Olajide to die by hanging over armed robbery

An Ekiti State High Court has sentenced a 22 years old convicted armed robber, Kehinde Olajide, to death by hanging. Nigeria News #connectleynews

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An Ekiti State High Court has sentenced a 22 years old convicted armed robber, Kehinde Olajide, to death by hanging.

Ekiti high court sentenced Kehinde Olajide to die by hanging over armed robbery - Naija News 247

The presiding judge, Justice Lekan Ogunmoye ruled that the prosecution proved the ingredients of armed robbery against the first convict without any reasonable doubt.

The court, however, discharged and acquitted other accused persons Kareem Azeez, 24, Bamisile Lateef, 28 and Adebayo Basiru, 25.

“He is hereby sentenced to death by hanging until he be dead in count charge 3, may God almighty have mercy upon his soul.

Olajide is also sentenced to 10-years imprisonment on count 9, with an option of N20, 000 fine.

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Justice Ogunmoye added that there was no proof between the 2nd, 3rd and 4th accused persons in the commission of the offence they were charged for.

The accused persons were charged with nine counts bothering on conspiracy, unlawful possession of firearms and armed robbery.

The offences is contrary to section 6(b), 3(1) and 1(b)(a) of robbery and firearms (Special provision) Act, Cap.R11, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.

The offences were committed between Dec. 29 to Jan. 10, 2019, at Ado Ekiti when the accused person armed with dangerous weapons robbed Dayo Folorunsho, Saka Yusuf, Adeoye Oluwatosin, Adeola Oluwatobi, Olayemi Aremu, Hambali Ojo and Ayodele Oluwafemi of their belongings such as Mobile phones, Lexus E5 350 car, recharge cards, Bajaj motorcycle, Jewelleries, wrist watches, ZDX Acura car etc and cash total sum of N205,500.

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To prove his case, the prosecutor H. A Adeyemi had called 5 witnesses while the exhibit tendered include statements of the accused, locally made pistols, two live cartridges, a black mask among others.

The 2nd, 3rd and 4th convict called 5 witnesses for their defence, the 1st accused person called no witness but spoke through his counsel, Yinka Opaleke.

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Senator Peter Nwaoboshi jails for 7 years over money laundering charges

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A sitting senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, currently representing Delta North Senatorial District at the National Assembly, has been sentenced to 7 years imprisonment for money laundering by the Lagos division of the Court of Appeal.

The court which delivered the judgement on July 1, 2022, also ordered that his 2 companies, Golden Touch Construction Project Ltd and Suiming Electrical Ltd, be wound up in line with the provisions of Section 22 of the Money Laundering Prohibition Act 2021.

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The ruling by the Appellate Court followed the success of the appeal by challenging the judgment of Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court which on June 18, 2021, 2018 discharged and acquitted the defendants of a 2 count charge of fraud and money laundering.

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This disclosure is contained in a series of tweet posts by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) on its official Twitter account.

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See video as three men sentence to death by hanging for killing Fasoranti’s daughter in Ondo

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A High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State on Friday, June 10, sentenced three men to death by hanging for the murder of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, the daughter of Afenifere leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti.

On July 12, 2019, while returning to Lagos from a visit to her father in Akure, Mrs Olakunrin was shot and killed by the convicts along the Ore/Ijebu Ode expressway.

Justice Williams Olamide found Mohammed Shehu Usman, Osagie Lawal, and Adamu Adamu guilty of conspiracy to murder, kidnapping, and armed robbery.

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The court discharged and acquitted the fourth suspect, Auwalu Abubakar, 25, who was charged with assisting and abetting the act.

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Why Rihanna’s Boyfriend, A$ap Rocky Is Arrested?

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A$AP Rocky, an American rapper has been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred in November.

The star was caught at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday while returning from a trip with his girlfriend, Rihanna.

LA Police are looking into the singer whose real name is, Rakim Mayers for his suspected participation in a non-fatal gunshot in Hollywood last year.

Connectley Naija News reports that he was released on $550,000 (£421,000) bail shortly after his arrest.

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According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the arrest was made in connection with an “argument between two acquaintances” that resulted in bullets being fired.

The victim later informed authorities that Mayers approached him on the street with a firearm while walking with two other people.

According to police reports acquired by NBC News, they claimed Mayers shot him three to four times and that one of the rounds grazed his left hand.

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The victim suffered a ” small injury, ” according to the LAPD, following which his assailants ” fled on foot. “

Alan Jackson, Mayers’ lawyer, confirmed that his client had been arrested but declined to speak further.

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