*Three to Die by Hanging In Edo – Read details*

Three to Die by Hanging In Edo – Read details.

Three criminals have been sentenced to death by hanging for various offenses ranging from armed robbery, kidnapping and Murder in Edo State.

These three criminals were convicted and sentenced by Justice Irele-Ifijeh of the Edo State High Court, Benin City.

According to information, the convicts are identified as Solomon Abuede, James Monday and Kelvin Edward.

It was reliably gathered that the trio were sentenced to death for armed robbery, kidnapping and the murder of one Ephraim Akhere in Ihumudumun quarters in Ekpoma, the headquarters of Esan West Local Government Area of the State.

In addition, Justice Ifijeh also sentenced one Oviasogie Sunday, alias Alhaji of Kano to life imprisonment for receiving an Infinity Jeep with registration number EFR 218 FB, property of the late Ephraim which was stolen after the murder.

The convicts were among the six persons arraigned before Justice Irele-Ifijeh in suit number: HEK/25c/24 on a six-count charge of armed robbery, kidnapping, conspiracy and receipt of stolen property.

In her judgment, Justice Ifijeh revealed that the kidnappers rode on a motorcycle, armed with dangerous weapons, kidnapped their victims and asked Ephraim, the driver and Sandra to move to the back seat and lower their heads while Solomon took over the driver’s seat.

The Judge averred that the convicts then drove to the bank while two of them stayed with their victims inside the car.

The judge also added that the other went to the bank with Ephraim’s ATM card to withdraw money from his account.

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