OBIETONBARA DANIEL-KALIO, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The appeal before us is in respect of the judgment of the High Court of Kano State (the lower Court) in a criminal matter. The Appellant, Muhammed Ahmed was the third accused in a five count charge before the lower Court. The counts are as follows:-
THE 1ST HEAD OF CHARGE
That you Paul Chekwudebelu, Nura Sha'aibu Adamu, Mohammed Ahmed and others now at large on or about the 11th day of July, 2010 at Kurnar Asabe quarters, Kano, within Kano Judicial Division, conspired amongst yourselves with others now at large to rob one Alhaji Salisu Sa'idu Maikanti of the sum of One Hundred and forty five thousand Naira, a wrist watch and two Samsung handsets and that you thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 6(b) of the Robbery and Firearms (Special Provisions) Act Cap. R11 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria.
THE 2ND HEAD OF CHARGE
That you Paul Chekwudebelu, Nura Sha'aibu Adamu, Mohammed Ahmed and others now at large,…