Justice Modupe Nicol-Clay of the Lagos State High Court had jailed an armed robber, Rotimi Adetula, to 15 years imprisonment for robbing residents at Ajah at gunpoint.
Adequate was jailed after Justice Nicol-Clay found him guilty of narmed robbery.
According to Justice Nicol-Clay, the prosecution successfully proved the ingredients of the offences beyond a reasonable doubt.
During the trial, the prosecution called two witnesses and tendered five exhibits.
The prosecutor Adeshola Adekunle-Bello, leading Titilayo Olanrewaju-Daud and K. Fabiyi, said the convict conspired with others now at large to commit the offence.
He said the robbery took place on July 25, 2016, around 1.30 am at an uncompleted building at Thomas Estate, Ajah Lagos.
Adetula robbed one Chioma Nwokeke of her handbag, ATM card, Alcatel phone, and N2,000 cash, while he was armed with a knife and gun on No. 6, Omoba Shasudeen, Akilo Street Thomas Estate Ajah.
Also, he reportedly robbing one Esther Sunday of her blue Nokia Lumia phone, ATM card and N10,000 cash.
Other of Adetula’s robbery victims were Blessing Ime robbed of Microsoft phone, Nokia phone, and N5, 000 and Oziwo Precious of his Lenovo mini laptop, his Infinix Hot 1, Android phone, and a white chain.
Adetula again robbed one Onoriode Odjokpa of his HP laptop, computer, and a Tecno Camon 8 phone.
The offences committed contravened Sections 299, 297 (20 (b) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2015.