Two brothers, Okada rider sentenced to death for stealing mobile phones in Ondo

 Justice Yemi Fasanmi of an Ondo State High court sitting at the Olokuta Medium Correctional facility premises  has sentenced two brothers Issac Sunday and Isaac Lucky and an accomplice, Ovie Nana Friday to death.

The trio are to die by hanging..

The three accused were sentenced to death seven years after they conspired to steal a mobile phone, cash and other valuables.

They allegedly robbed many residents of Bolorunduro, Ondo and disposed them of properties including a motorcycle.

The trio carried out the dastardly act with dangerous weapons including a gun on the 11th December 2013 . 

They  were first arraigned in 2014 by the State on a-five count charge to include conspiracy and serial robberies.

The charges were however amended to six by the leave of the Court vide the amendment information in April, 2019.
The offences for which they were docked are contrary to and punishable under the Criminal laws of the state and Robbery and Firearms laws of the Federation.

The Prosecution led by Chief Legal Officer in the Ondo state Ministry of Justice, Olusegun Akeredolu called four witnesses and tendered confessional statements of the accused which were admitted after trial within trial.

The Defendants represented by Mr Samson Iluyemi gave evidence for themselves but tendered no exhibit.

In his judgement, Justice Fasanmi said he was convinced that the prosecution has proven his case beyond all doubts and sentenced the two brothers and their accomplice to death by hanging