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TUNDE AGBOOLA v. THE STATE

(2016) JELR 37013 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/AK/197CA/2013  •  14 Apr 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
MOJEED ADEKUNLE OWOADE JCA; MOHAMMED AMBI-USI DANJUMA JCA; JAMES SHEHU ABIRIYI JCA;

Judgement

MOJEED ADEKUNLE OWOADE, J.C.A.(Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the decision of the High Court, Ondo State, Ore Judicial Division delivered on 26th April, 2013 by Hon. Justice O. O. Akeredolu.

The Appellant and two other accused persons were arraigned on 2 counts charge of conspiracy to commit armed robbery and armed robbery contrary to Section 6 (b) and 1 (2) (a) of the Robbery and Firearms (Special Provisions) Act cap. R11 Vol. 14 Laws of Federation 2004.

The particulars of the offence are that Appellant and the two other accused persons on or about 31st May, 2005 along Ajue Road via Ore conspired to commit armed robbery and whilst armed with guns and other dangerous weapons robbed Saliu Boye and Showemimo Olaniran of money and personal effects.

The Appellant and the other accused persons pleaded not guilty to the charge. The prosecution called 3 witnesses and tendered Exhibits. The Appellant and each of the other accused persons testified in defence.

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