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NELSON FRIDAY v. THE STATE

(2016) JELR 36865 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  SC.383/2014  •  1 Jul 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
IBRAHIM TANKO MUHAMMAD JSC; NWALI SYLVESTER NGWUTA JSC; KUMAI BAYANG AKA'AHS JSC; CHIMA CENTUS NWEZE JSC; AMIRU SANUSI JSC;

Judgement

NWALI SYLVESTER NGWUTA, J.S.C.(Delivering the Leading Judgment): Appellant and two others were arraigned on a two count charge of conspiracy to commit armed robbery and armed robbery contrary to Sections 6 (b) and 1 (2) (a), respectively, of the Robbery and Firearms (Special Provisions Act Cap R 11 Vol. 14; Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 2004). The charge was laid before the High Court of Justice of Ondo State, Akure Judicial Division. Appellant was the 3rd accused person.

The prosecution alleged that appellant and his co-accused persons invaded the premises of Hon. Justice Williams Akin Akintoroye on the 1st day of February, 2008. They were armed and robbed the Judge of the sum of N14,000.00, two laptop computers, and other valuables belonging to the Judge and his household.

It was alleged that the appellant and his co-accused inflicted various degrees of injury on the Judge and members of his household. Some of the accused persons were alleged to have raped the family?s houseā€¦

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