An Ikeja High Court, in Lagos on Wednesday has sentenced a 25-year-old male hairdresser, Izuma Ajaere to death by hanging for stealing a laptop and a mobile phone at gunpoint.
The judge, Justice Kudirat Jose found the accused guilty and delivered the death sentence as his punishment for his criminal act.
Jose in her judgment noted that the evidence of Mr Uchenna Ukah, the victim of the crime was pivotal in convicting Ajaere.
She said, “The prosecution has proved the charge of conspiracy to commit armed robbery and armed robbery beyond a reasonable doubt.
She added, “The defendant is hereby sentenced to death for conspiracy to commit armed robbery and sentenced to death for armed robbery.
“He is to be hanged by the neck till he is dead, may the Lord have mercy on his soul,” the Judge said.