The Osun High Court in Okuku, has sentenced two men to death for stealing fowls. The convicts, Olowookere Seguana & Morakinyo Sunday were found guilty of breaking into the home of the complainant Balogun Tope and stealing his fowls. The men had been in his house before to steal.
The robbers had also been sighted around the complainant’s house with a cutlass and dane gun. They also confessed to earlier robbing one Alhaja Umani Oyewo in her house and stole broilers, eggs and kegs of vegetable oil from the house.
They were charged with conspiracy, robbery and stealing. In the judgement, there were convicted on three counts: death for conspiracy, life sentence for robbery and 3 years’ imprisonment for stealing.