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Kidnappers of Lagos Monarch sentenced to death

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The three young men who kidnapped Oba Yushau Goriola Oseni, the Oniba of Iba, have been sentenced to death.

The convicts are: Duba Furjo alias General Cuba, currently paralyzed, Reuben Anthony and Yerin Fresh.

Blackbox Nigeria gathered that Justice oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Special Offences Court in Ikeja handed down the judgement in hour-long proceedings on Wednesday.

The trial judge said she found all the convicts guilty of all charges against them.

“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 of Abosede Goriola in the abdomen.

“Conspiracy to murder, 10 years, conspiracy to commit kidnap, 10 years each, armed robbery, life imprisonment.

“This is the ruling of the court as sentence is to run concurrently” Justice Taiwo said.

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