Three ex-convicts — Femi Olasupo, Musbau Oloyede and Ahmed Akinsanya — who were arrested by men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad in 2011 for allegedly terrorising residents of Iwo Road area of Ibadan, Oyo State, were, on Wednesday, sentenced to 40 years each.

Some neighbours of Olasupo had reported him to the security agents claiming that he had no source of .

The trio, after rigorous trial that lasted about seven years, were found guilty of conspiracy and illegal possession of firearms by an Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan on Wednesday.

According to the prosecution, in the suit marked I/1786/2012 heard before Justice Adegboye Gbolagunte of the Ring Road High Court 7, the first accused person was, in March 2011, arrested and upon investigation, he led security agents to an uncompleted building behind a popular eatery on Iwo Road, Ibadan, where four guns were recovered.


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