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Ekiti Court Sentenced 3 To Death For Stealing Chargers,Power bank…



Ekiti Court Sentenced 3 To Death For Stealing Chargers,Power bank…

Ekiti Court Sentenced 3 To Death For Stealing Chargers, Power bank…




An Ekiti State High Court in Ado Ekiti, on Monday, May 15, sentenced three persons to death by hanging for conspiracy and armed robbery.


The defendants: Omotayo Deji, 23, Chidiebere Ifeanyi, 25, and Bolaji Usman, 28, were arraigned before Justice Bamidele Omotoso on January 21, 2020, on a four-count charge bordering on conspiracy and armed robbery.


The charge reads that the defendants on “May 6, 2019, at Aba Erinfun, Federal Polytechnic Road, Ado Ekiti in Ado Ekiti Judicial Division did conspire to commit a felony, to wit; armed robbery and robbed Ademiloye Stephen, Olokuntoye Temitope and Ajayi Kolade of their belongings, such as phones, laptop computer, sandals, phone chargers and power banks valued at N186,000, as at the time of the robbery. They were armed with cutlass and wooden plank,”


According to the charges, the alleged offences contradicted Sections 6 (b), 1 (2) (a) of the Robbery and Firearms (Special Provisions) Act, Cap. RII, Vol. 14, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.


One of the victims in his statement to the police, said: “We were sleeping in our room at about 2:30 a.m., suddenly, I heard a loud sound on the door, immediately, we woke up, I saw the defendants armed with cutlass and wooden plank, immediately, they broke the electric bulb with the plank in their hand. They commanded us to lay face down and bring out all our money. We told them that we are students and we don’t have money, but they started beating us on our backs with sticks and cutlasses.


“Thereafter, they started collecting our phones, laptops, chargers, sandals, power banks and others I could not remember and ran away. We were later shouting for help but nobody came out.”


To prove his case, the police prosecutor, Kunle-Shina Adeyemo, called one witness and tendered statements of the victims and defendants, as well as phones among others as exhibits.


The defendants testified through their counsels, without calling witnesses.


In his judgement, Justice Bamidele Omotoso said, “I am of the strong opinion that the prosecution has proved beyond reasonable doubt the offence of armed robbery against the defendants.


“They are hereby found guilty as charged and convicted for the offence of armed robbery.


“The sentence of the court upon you, Omotayo Deji, Chidiebere Ifeanyi, and Bolaji Usman is that you be hanged by the neck until you are dead, and may the Lord have mercy on your souls.”


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Man Hacks Mother To Death



Man Hacks Mother To Death

Man Hacks Mother To Death


A Young Man Identified as Owate Bode has killed his mother for refusing to give him N20,000 in Rivers State.




The Incident happened in Aleto community, Eleme Local Government Area of the state on Saturday, May 13, 2023.




The man said he approached his mother requesting for N20,000 to enable him attend a funeral in the community but could not get the desired response from the woman.



Man Hacks Mother To Death


He claimed his mother after withdrawing N20,000 from “his account,” only gave him N10,000, which he insisted was not enough.


Things however went out of control when The boy now picked up a hoe and hit his mother on the head. The woman’s head was ripped open and she fell in a pool of blood. She died instantly.


The suspect was thereafter, apprehended by the community youths and handed over to the police, while the corpse has been deposited at a morgue in the area.


During interrogation, Bode who didn’t seem remorseful for k!lling his mother, claimed to be mentally unstable. He said he choose to “finish” his mum for refusing to give him his money and insulting him. He further stated that he is tired of living and wants to die.


Spokesperson of the state Police Command, SP Grace Iringe-Koko, who confirmed the incident said that the younger man is in police custody.

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Man Confesses How He Killed His Father



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Man Confesses How He Killed His Father











Akwa Ibom State High court sitting in Etinan Local Government Area of the State on Monday, March 13, sentenced a 37-year-old man, Moses Abdon Edo, to death by hanging for killing his father, Abdon Peter Edo,












Man Confesses How He Killed His Father








In a one hour judgement, the Court presided over by Justice Ezekiel Enang held that the convict, an okada rider, who is an indigene of Ikot Ukobo in Nsit Ubium LGA had confessed in his statement that he killed his father on 29th July, 2015, in his house and buried him beside his son’s grave.




















Justice Enang also said that the convict, who is the first son of the deceased, also confessed that he pursued his father to the backyard of his old building and hit his head on the wall where he died on the spot over landed property.






















The Court held that once a confessional statement is positive, direct and unequivocal of fact, it is sufficient to secure conviction of the accused even without the evidence being collaborated.




















Justice Enang said in a charge of murder, what the prosecution must prove beyond reasonable doubt, are the ingredients of the offence that the deceased died and that the death was caused by the act of the accused with an intention to kill or cause him grievous bodily harm.






















The Court held that by smashing the head of his father on the wall, the convict had intended to kill him.

Justice Ezekiel Enang found Moses Edo guilty of murder and ordered that he should be hanged or lethal substance injected inside him until he is dead.





























Following the judgement, the case, which was prosecuted by the State Ministry of Justice and defended by the Legal Aid Council of Nigeria, has laid to rest, the eight years of prosecution of the matter at the trial Court.

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Nigeria police still in search of inmate who flee during EndSARS protest in Edo




The Nigeria police commission in Edo state while parading a group of criminals on the 26th January which about 7th of them were inmates that ran away from the correctional centre in Benin during the EndSARS protest in October 2020,the police command while addressing news men in Benin Edo states that the commission in collaboration with the Nigeria correctional centre services along with Nigeria immigration, are still in search of some inmates which are,Akindele Victor,Odaro Joseph, Owolabi Cliton,Audu Lee,Ozioma Solomon.

You can Remember that during the EndSARS protest in Nigeria there was a jail break in Edo state prison. End SARS is a decentralised social movement, and series of mass protests against police brutality in Nigeria. The slogan calls for the disbanding of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, a notorious unit of the Nigerian Police with a long record of abuses.

During the peaceful protest at some point it was reported that hoodlums hijacked the protest and it lead loss of lives and properties.

Later it was reported that prisoners broke Edo star correctional center (prison). But the good news is that Nigerian Police have been working hard to re arrest the prison escapees.

In recent tweet via and press interviews by the Edo state command of the Nigeria police verified and disclose That some of of the prison escapees have been caught.
According to statement by the Police public relations officer in Edo state command said that huge numbers of inmates have been arrested since October 19th 2020,when a group of hoodlums attacked the Benin Prison that lead to the escaped of inmates.
The police disclose this to the public 28th of January while parading a groups of criminal suspects in Benin City while about 7th of them are inmates that Escaped from The Endsars protest that occurred on 19th October 2020,among those inmates who was arrested are Osatin Goddy,Muffi hadani,Patricia Okowa,Denis Ebute,This inmates was arrested between January 9th and 24th of January in different parts of Edo state in collaboration with our sisters securities agency and good information from the Public.
Others are Imafidon Justice who was arrested in Esan Central local government area of Edo state while committing other crime but the law was caught up against him while,we have Itua orus, who was arrested in Igueben local government area while he ran to his girlfriend for hideout but the good citizens was able to identify him after some time.
We have Idare Promise who was Arrested in Akwa state in South South of the country.
The Nigeria police is Arguing the good citizens of federal Republic of Nigeria to Report the list of inmates down below to the nearest police station anyway they are find in the country,they are Akindele Victor,for rape,Audu Lee for breaking and entry,owolabi Cliton, for kidnapping,others are Odaro Joseph, for illegal procession of Gun,Ozioma Solomon for assault and harassment.
In October 2020 the Edo state command arrested an inmates who murdered who testify against him in court

The Edo State Police command has re-arrested a fleeing inmate who killed his neighbour for testifying against him in court.

The re-arrested inmate was one of the several that escaped during the jailbreaks that occurred in the hijacked #EndSARS protests at Oko and Benin prisons.

Eon Intelligence on October 19th,2020 reported that armed hoodlums, in the guise of #ENDSARS protesters, broke into the Nigerian prison located on Sapele Road, Benin City and Oko Medium Security Centre Edo State during the protest.

While parading 126 suspects on Thursday, January 26th, the Edo State Commissioner for police, Babatunde Kokumo, said 7th of the inmates who escaped the jailbreak have been rearrested.

CP Kokumo revealed that one of the re-arrested inmates travelled to his village to kill the person who stood as a prosecution witness in the case that took him to the prison
The police used the medium to tell the public how dangerous some of this inmates can be and while they need to report any of them they find in there neighbourhood to the security agency.
In December 2020 the Edo state government gave the inmates that Escaped an ultimatum to return voluntary when the minister of Interior visited Edo state

THE fallout from EndSARS protest in October 2020 has brought about innovation in the management of correctional centres in Nigeria. This follows the assertion of the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, that the police, Edo State Government, correctional services and the public will collaborate to re-arrest the rest of the escapees from Benin correctional centres sooner than later.

The minister announced a number of measures to improve security in correctional centres including discussions with the police to ensure appropriate classification of inmates so that high security detainees are not incarcerated in medium facilities, just as there will be intensification of biometric registration of all inmates to ensure that finger prints and photographs are readily available to assist in their proper identification and re-arrest. This also includes speedy conviction of the re-arrested escapees so that those responsible for serious crimes could be sent to high security facilities immediately.

After the public announcement by Edo state in 2020 some inmates returned voluntary why others are still on the run according to Tribune news paper in October 2020 some inmates that returned to the prison have this to say

total of 25 inmates, out of the 1,900 inmates, who escaped from Oko and Sapele Road Correctional Centre popularly called White House, Benin City when hoodlums masquerading as #EndSARS protesters stormed the two prisons, have voluntarily surrendered themselves to the authorities.

One of the inmates, who gave his name as Alex Ose, 40, a taxi driver, said that he has been awaiting trial since 2014 when he was arrested for armed robbery in the Edo State capital of Benin.

Ose, from Esan, Edo State and a father of four said that he decided to heed the call of Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki and surrender himself because he is innocent of the charges against him and was supremely sure that he will be vindicated by the court.

The awaiting trial inmate, one of the 1,900 escapees who spoke with Tribune Online, however, confessed that the escape provided him a perfect opportunity to be home with his wife and children, adding that he ran in the ensuing bedlam when the protesters stormed the correctional centre and ordered them to escape.

The inmate pleaded: “I am innocent of the allegations against me. I was framed up. I am appealing to Governor Obaseki to look into my case. I have every opportunity to run but chose to surrender myself because I am not guilty. The governor should please look seriously into my case. I am

source at Sapele Road Correctional Centre who would not want his name in print said that one of the escaped prisoners was shot on the leg and caught on Wednesday when he was sighted near the correctional centre but took to his heels when he was ordered to surrender himself to the authorities.

The source disclosed that two out of the 25 inmates who returned were from Oko Medium Correctional Centre along Airport Road, Benin, assuring that they will be returned to Oko when the situation returns to normal.

According to him, the Department of State Security (DSS), the police and officials of the Nigerian Correctional Services (NCS) will soon commence a massive manhunt for the runaway inmates once Governor Obaseki one week grace for them to return expires.

He reminded that those who escaped from lawful prison custody risked being sentenced for extra seven years if caught while those who willingly surrendered themselves will be shown mercy as promised by Governor Obaseki.

The NCS officer said: “We have a way of arresting runaway prisoners. We will swing into action once the protest calms down. The earlier they return on their own, the better for them. Those who are re-arrested will be retried and sentenced to extra seven years if convicted. So, it is in their own interest to return as the governor has given them an extra one week of grace to return.
In January 25th 2023, Edo state statement government issued a statement out to the public that they should report Odaro Joseph,idare Solomon,Akindele Victor, Audu lee,and Owolabi Cliton, to the Nigeria police any were they are find in the country that a huge amount of 50 million naira await any person with credible information for the whereabouts of the inmates who are on the run,the government equally used the opportunity to tell the running inmates to return voluntary or risky been caught with additional of seven years to their jail term.

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