MAUTECH 500-level student and 5 others sentenced to death for robbery

A 500-level student of Moddibo Adama University, Yola, and five others have been sentenced to death by hanging for conspiracy and armed robbery by a Yola High Court presided over by Honourable Justice Abdul-Azeez Waziri on Wednesday 10 February.

The student, identified as Munbe Bala of the Department of Mathematics and Education was convicted alongside Peter Eli, Hassan Yusuf, Bobi Mabudi, Emmanuel Kenneth, and a former staff of Nigeria Communication Satellite, Abuja, Afu Stephen.

The now-convicted persons were accused of mounting an illegal roadblock on a bridge along Lafiya-Savannah Sugar Company in Lamurde Local Government Area, on 29th and 31st August 2015 respectively.  They were arraigned before the court on five counts bordering on conspiracy and armed robbery as 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th defendants.

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