A Lagos State High Court in Ikeja has acquitted two men, Moshood Ogunshola and Wasiu Lekan, to death by hanging.

The villains were charged before Justice S.S. Ogunsanya on two counts of scheme to commit robbery and armed robbery, which breached the Criminal Justice Act of Lagos State.

The men pleaded guilty to the charges.

According to the prosecution counsel, Adebayo Haroun, the convicts robbed one Wasiu Rasaki of his motorcycle at the Ile Eja area of Ikotun while armed with a machete.

NEWSNAIJA learned that they were arrested by the police and afterward arraigned before the court.

Justice Ogunsanya found them guilty of the charges and sentenced them to death.