Justice Jide Falola of Osun State High Court in Ikirun on Thursday sentenced three men to death by hanging for bank robbery.
Delivering judgment, Justice Falola held that the prosecution counsel proved his case against the convicts, Nuhu Jimoh, Ndubisi David and Aderibigbe Oluwasenu beyond a reasonable doubt.
The judge said the gun recovered from the convicts during the bank robbery be forfeited to the Nigeria Police, while the money recovered from them be forfeited to Osun Government.
The convicts were first arraigned on June 29, 2017, on 10 count charge of conspiracy, armed robbery, murder, illegal possession of firearms and others.
The State Counsel, Mr Biodun Badiora said the offences were contrary to Section 6(b), 1(1) & (2)(a) of the Robbery and Firearms (Special Provisions)…