Kidnappers Of Lagos Monarch, Oniba To Die By Hanging

A Lagos State Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, has sentenced  the men who kidnapped the Oniba of Iba, Oba Yushau Goriola Oseni to death by hanging.

Those convicted are:  Duba Furejo alias General Cuba (who is now paralysed), Reuben Anthony and Yerin Fresh.

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo while handing down the judgement  said she found all the convicts guilty of all the charges slammed against them by the Lagos State government, which are armed robbery, attempted murder, murder and kidnapping.

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo declared that: “I believe the offence of conspiracy, attempted murder, armed robbery and kidnapping. 

“I therefore find them guilty as charged. This is the judgement of the Court.

“The offences have become prevalent and no one is safe.  I also state here that sentencing are statutory imposed.

“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, Abosede Goriola in the abdomen.