An Osun State High Court in Osogbo on Wednesday condemned a 40-year-old man, Kayode Adedeji, to death by hanging for burglarizing a lady of N3,420 on April 25, 2009.
Arraigning counsel from the state service of justice, Elisabeth Alabi, had told the court that Mr. Adedeji ransacked one Omowumi Adebayo at Bolorunduro region in Ilesa, armed with a blade at midnight. The indictment additionally asserted that the thief likewise had different perilous weapons amid his assault on Mrs. Adebayo’s home.
Adedeji was said to have fled the scene of the burglary yet was trailed and captured by a few individuals from the Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC, in the territory.
He argued not guilty to the one number charge of theft when he has summoned around eight years back and was conceded bail. Alabi, the convict mishandled the bail benefit by committing another offense which prompted his remand in Ilesa jail.
She contended that the offense was culpable under Area 11(2)(A) CAPR II, Laws of the Government Republic of Nigeria, 2004. The managing judge, Kudirat Akano, discovered Mr. Adedeji liable of the wrongdoing and convicted him.