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OROBOSA EYONAOWA v. COMMISSIONER OF POLICE

(2014) JELR 33197 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/B/26C/2008  •  27 Feb 2014  •  Nigeria

Coram
HELEN MORONKEJI OGUNWUMIJU JCA; AYOBODE OLUJIMI LOKULO-SODIPE JCA; TOM SHAIBU YAKUBU JCA;

Judgement

TOM SHAIBU YAKUBU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The appellant was arraigned and tried at the Edo State High Court of Justice, sitting in Benin City on a four-count charge as follows:

"COUNT I

That you Orobosa Eyonaowa on or about the 3rd day of April, 2000, at Benin City in the Benin Judicial Division conspired with others now at large to commit a felony to wit: Armed Robbery and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 4(b) and punishable under Section 1(2) (a) of the Robbery and Firearms (Special Provisions) Act Cap. 398 of 1990 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria.

COUNT II

That you Orobosa Eyonaowa on or about the 3rd day of April 2000 at Benin City in the Benin Judicial Division robbed one Grace Ogieva of the sum of N29,500, while armed with cutlass and thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 1(2) (a) of the Robbery and Firearms (Special Provisions) Act Cap. 398 of 1990 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria.

COUNT III

That you Orobosa Eyonaowa on or ab…

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