Justice Jide Falola of Osun State High Court in Ikirun on Thursday condemned three men, Nuhu Jimoh, David Ndubisi and Oluwaseun Aderibigbe, to death by hanging for bank burglary.
Thirty-two individuals, including two police faculty and two bank workers, were slaughtered during the trading of gunfire between the looters and the police during the theft that happened on February 12 , 2016,
Conveying judgment, Justice Falola saw the men as liable of propelling composed assaults on the First Bank, Union Bank and Skye Bank, arranged on a similar road in Ikirun in the Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state and articulated capital punishment on them.
The judge said the firearm recuperated from the convicts during the bank burglary be relinquished to the Nigeria Police, while the cash recouped from them be relinquished to Osun Government.
The convicts were first summoned on June 29, 2017, on 10 check charge of scheme, furnished theft, murder, illicit ownership of guns and others.
The State Counsel, Mr Biodun Badiora said the offenses were in opposition to Section 6(b), 1(1) and (2)(a) of the Robbery and Firearms (Special Provisions) Act, Cap R11 L.F.N, 2004, Section 319 of the Criminal Code Law Cap. 34 Laws of Osun State, 2002, and Section 3 of the Robbery and Firearms (Special Provisions) Act, Cap R11 L.F.N, 2004, separately.
Badiora told the court that the convicts on Feb. 12, 2016 at about 3:30 pm, in an organized bank theft, assaulted First Bank, Union Bank and Skye Bank, arranged along a similar road in Ikirun, all the while.
3 condemned to death by hanging for the 2016 Osun Bank burglary that guaranteed numerous lives
The indictment counsel said during the burglary, consolidated group of cops from Iragbiji police Division, Ikirun police Patrol Team and Special Anti-theft Squad, reacted to trouble call and weapon duel followed between the equipped looters and the police officers at the scene.
He said examinations uncovered that seven individuals from furnished posse were slaughtered by police at the area of wrongdoing, while some others got away with shots wounds.
He said seven arranged ammo including AK-47 weapon Israeli and Russian made and N7, 486,300.00 taken from the banks were recouped by the Police.
Badiora said five observers were called and 30 shows offered.
Protection counsel Sunday Atofarati and Ajibade Omoyajowo, begged the Judge to temper equity with