Kidnappers of Lagos monarch sentenced to death

The three young men who kidnapped Oba Yushau Goriola Oseni, the Oniba of Iba, have been sentenced to death.

The convicts are; Duba Furejo alias General Cuba (who is now now paralysed), Reuben Anthony and Yerin Fresh. .

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Special Offences Court in Ikeja handed down this judgement in hour-long proceedings on Wednesday. The trial judge said she found all the convicts guilty of all charges against them. .

She gave her orders this way: “For causing the death of Sunday Okanlawon and Joseph Okeke a security guard, they were sentenced to death. .

I hereby sentence the offenders to life imprisonment for shooting the Olori of Abosede Goriola in the abdomen. .

Conspiracy to murder, 10 years. Conspiracy to commit kidnap 10 years each, armed robbery – Life imprisonment, Kidnapping 21 years imprisonment. This is the ruling of the Court. Sentence to run concurrently.”

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