University Graduate Sentence To Death For Stealing N9,000

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Lagos High Court, Igbosere yesterday sentenced a University graduate to death by hanging for dispossessing his victim of N9000.

The convict, Onyekachi Abazu, was said to have at gun point, robbed Obioma Obiekwe of her N9,000 and a BMW car marked CM659JJJ.

He was said to have committed the offence with others at large on June 13, 2007 at Gowon Estate, Ipaja on the outskirts of Lagos.

Abazu was arraigned by the Lagos State Government on January 9, 2008, before Justice ýMorenike Obadina on a two-count charge of conspiracy and armed robbery under Sections 403 (A) and 402(2)(A) of the Criminal Code, Laws of Lagos, 2003.

He pleaded not guilty.

Delivering judgment yesterday, Justice Obadina said the prosecution had proved its case beyond reasonable doubts.

She found the defendant guilty as charged and sentenced him to death by hanging as prescribed by the law under which he was charged.

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