MARY UKAEGO PETER-ODILI, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the Court of Appeal, Abuja Division; Coram, Abubakar Datti Yahaya, Regina Obiageli Nwodo and Tinuade Akomolafe-Wilson JJCA, delivered on the 7th day of June, 2013. In its judgment the Court below set aside the conviction and sentence of the appellant by the Federal High Court, Abuja for the offences of conspiracy defrauding of the nominal complainant (Ambassador Edem) and concealment of the sums of money allegedly defrauded.
The appellant (respondent at the lower Court) aggrieved by the decision of the Court below, filed a notice of appeal on 3rd day of July, 2013.
FACTS BRIEFLY STATED
The accused person now respondent with another said to be at large were charged to the Federal High Court, Abuja in Charge No. FHC/ABJ/CR/161/2008 on a fifteen (15) Count charge of conspiracy, which is Count 1, defrauding of the nominal complainant (Ambassador Sam Edem) of various sums of money at …