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GAMBO ABUBAKAR v. FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

(2017) JELR 37444 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/J/18C/2013  •  12 Jul 2017  •  Nigeria

Coram
UCHECHUKWU ONYEMENAM JCA; HABEEB ADEWALE OLUMUYIWA ABIRU JCA; ELFRIEDA OLUWAYEMISI WILLIAMS-DAWODU JCA;

Judgement

UCHECHUKWU ONYEMENAM, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The appeal is against the judgment of the Federal High Court, Jos division delivered on the 14th of February, 2011 by A.L. Allagoa, J. in Charge No. FHC/J/14C/2010. The said judgment is found at pages 95-110 of the record of appeal.

The Appellant was arraigned on 29th July, 2011 along with one Dauda Abubarkar on a three count charge of offences contrary to and punishable under Section 518 of the Criminal Code Act, Cap. C38 Laws of the Federation 2004 and Section 15(2) of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Act, 2004 in charge No. FHC/1/14C/2010. The Appellant who is the 2nd accused on the charge sheet pleaded not guilty and the trial commenced.

The facts of the case is that on 7th March, 2010 at a time when mayhem was being unleashed on Dogo N'ahauwa and other villages of Jos South and Barkin Ladi Local Government Areas of Plateau State; the accused persons were apprehended at different locations in circumstances t…

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