Ex-convicts Bag 40 Years Each For Conspiracy, Possession Of Illegal Arms


An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan, on Wednesday sentenced three men to 40 years imprisonment for being found guilty of offences of conspiracy and illegal possession of firearms.

The convicts; Femi Olasupo, Musbau Oloyede and Ahmed Akinsanya were in 2011 arrested by men of the Special Anti- Robbery Squad (SARS) after some neighbours of reported Femi Olasupo to the security agents, claiming that he had no source of livelihood and was harbouring some people of questionable characters who were terrorising residents of the area.

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 the security agents to an uncompleted building behind Mr. Bigg’s eatery at Iwo Road, Ibadan, where four barrel guns were recovered.

Femi’s arrest led to the arrest of Musbau in whose possession, some illegal firearms were also recovered…

Source: Leadership Newspaper