Man sentenced to life imprisonment for kidnapping
NEWSMAN, Ado Ekiti – An Ado Ekiti High court has sentenced a 28 year old man, Kayode Seun, (aka DJ Glory) to life imprisonment for kidnapping.
In his judgement, Justice Abiodun Adesodun said, the accused was found guilty as charged and was convicted accordingly. He was sentenced to life imprisonment.
According to the charge sheet, the offence was committed on or about the 2nd day of May 2018 at Ayetoro Ekiti in Ekiti State when the accused and others at large kidnapped a 12-year-old Adebisi Tayo contrary to Sec.3(a) of the Kidnap and Terrorism (Prohibition) Law of Ekiti State, 2015.
The victim who narrated her ordeal said, she was in the company of her 3 friends to ease themselves during break time in their school when they saw three men descended from a tree, they held them, tied their mouth before they tied them to a tree and started jubilating adding that their shout for help attracted the villagers who came to their rescue. She could only recognize the accused, she said, Vanguard reported.
The prosecutor, Olawale Fapohunda, called five witnesses including
the victim and I.P.O to prove his case while the accused statement was tendered
The accused spoke through his lawyer Mr Yinka Opaleke
and called no witness.