A self-confessed member of the terrorist group, Boko Haram, Abdulsalam Adinoyi, has been sentenced to death by hanging.
The sentence was handed down by Lekan Ogunmoye, a judge of Ekiti State High Court, in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday.
Adinoyi was charged and arraigned on a five-count charge bordering on armed robbery, murder, terrorism, and unlawful possession of firearms.
In his ‘confessional statement’, the convict said members of his group named Abu Uwais and Aminu a.k.a. Idi-Amin, now at large, were planning an operation when police officers came to his house, which was searched and the AK-47 rifle was recovered among other items.
To prove his case, the prosecutor, Gbemiga Adaramola, had called five witnesses including police officers who were at the scene.
Exhibits tendered included an AK-47 assault rifle, statement of the defendant and the victims, photographs, compact discs containing Boko Haram trainings, five Sim Cards and packs, flash drives, empty bullet shells, medical reports, among others.