An Ondo State High Court has sentenced two brothers, Issac Sunday and Isaac Lucky, to death for involving in armed robbery in Ondo town, Ondo State.
Apart from the duo, the court also sentenced one Ovie Nana Friday to death for the same offence.
The convicts were said to have conspired to rob the residents of the community of their mobile phone, cash and other valuables, using guns and other dangerous weapons, during which they were arrested by security agents and charged to court in 2014.
The trio was arraigned before the court on charges bothering on conspiracy and serial robberies.
During the court proceedings, the prosecution led by Chief Legal Officer in the Ondo State Ministry of Justice, Mr Olusegun Akeredolu called four witnesses and tendered confessional statements of the defendants which were admitted by the court.
The defendants represented by their counsel, Mr Samson Iluyemi gave evidence for themselves but tendered no exhibit.
In his judgement, trial judge, Justice Yemi Fasanmi said the prosecution has proven its case beyond all reasonable doubts and sentenced the defendants to death by hanging.
SOURCE: PUNCH NIGERIA