Hairdresser gets death sentence for stealing laptop, phone

Hairdresser gets death sentence for stealing laptop, phone
An Ikeja High Court, in Lagos state on Wednesday 05/10/207, has sentenced a 25-year-old male hairdresser, Izuma Ajaere to death for stealing a laptop and a mobile phone at gunpoint.

Justice Kudirat Jose found the convict Izuma Ajaere guilty as charged and ordered that he should be hung by the neck until he dies.

Justice Kudirat Jose in her judgment outlined that the evidence of Mr Uchenna Ukah, the victim of the crime was pivotal in convicting Ajaere.

In her own words; “The prosecution has proved the charge of conspiracy to commit armed robbery and armed robbery beyond a reasonable doubt.

“The defendant is hereby sentenced to death for conspiracy to commit armed robbery and sentenced to death for armed robbery.

“He is to be hanged by the neck till he is dead, may the Lord have mercy on his soul,” the judge added.

Ukah in his testimony was, ‘clear and emphatic’ about the series of events of the armed robbery.

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