Two brothers sentenced to death by hanging for stealing mobile phones in Ondo
A court in Ondo state has sentenced two brothers, Isaac Sunday and Isaac Lucky, as well as their accomplice, Ovie Nana Friday, to death by hanging for stealing.
The convicts were said to have in December 2013, used dangerous weapons to dispose many residents of Bolorunduro in Ondo state of their belongings which include mobile phones, motorcycle, cash and other valuables.
They were first arraigned on a five-count charge to include conspiracy and armed robbery. The charges were later amended to six.
The Chief Legal Officer in the Ondo State Ministry of Justice, Olusegun Akeredolu, who led the prosecution team, called in four witnesses and tendered confessional statements of the accused which were admitted.
The defendants represented by Samson Iluyemi testified for themselves but tendered no exhibit.
Delivering judgement in the case March 25, the trial Judge, Justice Yemi Fasanmi, said the prosecution team proved its case beyond reasonable doubts and then sentenced the two brothers and their accomplice to death by hanging.
Things to know about Late chad’s president Idriss Deby Itno
After thirty years in power Chad’s president had died. He died on the battlefield after postponing his victory speech as a newly elected president to meet with his soldiers at the battlefield.
Below are things you should know about him.
• He was born on june 18, 1952
•He was a herder’s son from Zaghwa ethnic group
• He was trained as a pilot in France
•After returning to the country he waa made army chief by former president Hissene Habre
• He fled the country to Sudan after he fell out with his boss who accused him of plotting a coup
Sanwo-Olu honours cop assaulted by traffic violator
Lagos state Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Monday honored a policemen Asp Sunday Erhabor attached to the Rapid response squad of the state police command.
The cop was assaulted by one victor Ebhomenyen who drove against traffic in Oniru in the Victoria Island area of the State.
Sunday was presented with a stats plague as a mark of honor and prestige to appreciate his commitment to promoting core values of modern policing and protection of fundamental human rights.
Sunday had been attacked by the Suspect and his friend who is now at large after he confronted the for driving against traffic at Four point Hotel, Oniru Victoria Island
See what144 Nigerian policemen were sent to Somalia to do
A total of 144 police officers from Nigeria have arrived in Somalia to boost Stabilization efforts in the country according to the African union mission.
AMISON police operations coordinator Daniel Ali Gwambal said they are there to to support the Somalis and at the same time to mentor the Somali police force.
They are to perform specific duties like regular patrols at check point, guard static duties and other duties that involve general policing he added
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