Osun Court Declares Death By Hanging For Man Over Stealing N3, 420

The Osun state High Court sitting in Osogbo has just pronounced a man the judgement of death sentence by hanging for stealing a sum of three thousand, four hundred and twenty naira.

Report states that the 40-year old Kayode Adedeji stole the money of one Omowumi Adebayo in the midnight of April 25, 2009 at Bolorunduro area of Ilesha using armed weapons like knife and others.

Some members of the Oodua Peoples Congress in the area , apprehended the thief before he was later granted bail.

However , he was said to have abused the bail privilege by committing another offence which led to his remand in Ilesa prison.

Although, the defence counsel, Tunde Adedokun, pleaded
for court’s leniency but the presiding judge, Kudirat Akano didn’t grant this, sentencing Mr. Adedeji to death by

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4 thoughts on “Osun Court Declares Death By Hanging For Man Over Stealing N3, 420

  • July 20, 2017 at 12:53 pm

    You’re putting someone who stole #4,320 to death by hanging what about the politicians who stole millions of dollars from Nigeria money. Why are they not sentence to death by burning

  • July 20, 2017 at 2:04 pm

    That’s is a right sentence, if he has the opportunity, he will still more and also kill or maim anybody that may want to challenge him. Once it is armed robbery, the law does not and should not look at the value of thing robbed but the arm

    • July 20, 2017 at 9:39 pm


  • July 20, 2017 at 9:36 pm

    Death verdict over just a sum not up to #5000,what about our leaders that are embezzling million of naira

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