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Four men sentenced to death by hanging in Lagos


Four men were given death by hanging sentences by a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja for the armed robbery and abduction of Mrs. Gloria Emole.


Ifeanyi Maduaka, Victor Chukwunonso, Obinna Nwankwo, and Richard Nwabueze, the defendants, are said to have committed the crimes on November 19, 2012, at around 8.30 am.


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On July 13, 2013, a three-count charge of conspiracy, armed robbery, and kidnapping was brought against them by Lagos State, and they were arraigned and remanded in custody.

The victim was about to leave her home at 7, Unity Street in the Ogudu GRA neighbourhood of Lagos when she was kidnapped, according to Dr. Babajide Martins, the state director of public prosecution, who testified in court.

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The prosecutor claims that the offences committed are against and punishable by Sections 297, 285 (2)a, and 291 of the Lagos State 2015 Criminal Laws.


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The victim was taken hostage on November 19, 2012, and later released on November 22, 2012, after her husband paid a $70,000 ransom.

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Earlier this week, Justice Lateef Lawal Akapo declared that the prosecution had established its case beyond a reasonable doubt and gave the defendants a 10-year sentence for the first conspiracy count.

For the third count of kidnapping, they were given a sentence of 21 years in prison and the death penalty for the second count of armed robbery, Justice Lateef ruled.


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