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Double Wahala Man, wife sentenced to death by hanging for robbery, murder in Osun

A man and his wife has been sentenced to death after a court in osun State found them guilty of murder and robbery.

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Hangman's noose play

Hangman's noose


A man and his wife, Fatai and Lateefat Jimoh, have been sentenced to death by an Osun State High Court sitting in Ile-Ife, after they were found guilty of armed robbery and murder.

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Punch reports that the couple had allegedly robbed and murdered one Bukola Taiwo of Ikeketu area of Ile-Ife.

The prosecutor had earlier told the court that while Fatai strangulated the Taiwo, his wife smashed the victim’s head with a sledgehammer after which the couple removed the deceased’s purse and stole N48,780.00.

The Principal State Counsel, Faremi Moses, brought four witnesses to court and presented a sledgehammer which the couple allegedly used in murdering the victim and other exhibits before the court to prove the case.

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While delivering judgment, Justice Adedotun Onibokun, found the husband and wife guilty of the charges preferred against them.

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