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ABU DAMO v. THE STATE

(2016) JELR 37026 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/S/28C/2015  •  14 Apr 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
PAUL ADAMU GALINJE JCA; TUNDE OYEBANJI AWOTOYE JCA; MUHAMMED LAWAL SHUAIBU JCA;

Judgement

TUNDE OYEBANJI AWOTOYE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of Hon. Justice D. B. Sambo of High Court of Justice delivered on 13/3/2014.

The charge against the accused now appellant reads:

"??That you Sama'ila Umaru, Salihu Sule, Hali Musa, Umaru Sarkin Noma, Haruna Tukur, Buhari Sidi, Abdurra'??uf Amadu, Ibrahim Yakubu (Alias alh. Singa), Yusuf Bawa, Umaru Abdullahi, Kabiru Iliyasu, Bello Ahmadu, Sa'??ad alh. Garba, Ibrahim Dan maimaili, Sanusi Garba, Ibrahim Umaru, Abubakar Labaran, Dahiru Dan joda, Abu Damo, Ahmadu Garba and Sanusi Umaru All Male of Kwargaba and Arba Village Wurno Local Government Area, Sokoto State on or about the 3rd April, 2012 at 2200hrs in Kwargaba Village, Wurno Local Government Area within Sokoto judicial division did commit the offence of Culpable Homicide punishable with death in that you caused the death of one Ardo Umaru ??'M'?? by inflicting serious bodily injuries with cutlass and sticks on him as a result he …

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