Two men have been sentenced to death by hanging or firing squad for allegedly stealing a lady’s handbag, telephone and other personal effects at gunpoint, an Anambra State High court has pronounced .
The High Court sitting at Ihiala Local Government Area of the state and presided over by Justice Okey Onunkwo said there was sufficient evidence to convict the duo.
It was gathered that the suspects, Anene Maduka, Ikenna Obi and Osadebe Ezeh on February 2, 2017 allegedly stole a mobile phone, a handbag and N10,000 cash belonging to one Miss Chinonye Ogujiuba of Eziama Uli.
The Nokia phone was valued at N15,500, while the handbag was estimated at N2,500.
Anene Maduka, charged with the other suspects was, however, discharged and acquitted for lack of evidence.