An Ado-Ekiti High Court yesterday sentenced Damilola Olasoji, a dismissed soldier and Koiki Benson, 32 to death by hanging for robbery.
“In all, the sole issue for determination is resolved in favour of the prosecution. In count two case of robbery, Olasoji and Benson are hereby sentenced to death by hanging. May God Almighty have mercy upon your souls.
The police said the offence contravenes the provisions of sections 6 (b) and 1 (2) (a) of the Robbery and Firearms (Special Provisions) Act, Cap. RII, Vol.14, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004.