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ALHAJI DABO KANKARA v. THE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE, KATSINA STATE & ORS

(2002) JELR 42379 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/K/157/96  •  15 May 2002  •  Nigeria

Coram
ISA AYO SALAMI JCA; MAHMUD MOHAMMED JCA; VICTOR AIMEPOMO OYELEYE OMAGE JCA;

Judgement

MOHAMMED, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an Appeal against the judgment of the Katsina State High Court of Justice, sitting at Katsina and delivered by Abdullahi Yusuf, J., on 14/7/94, striking out an action brought before that court, by an Originating Summons dated 16/7/93, taken out by the Appellant, as the Plaintiff in the following terms:-

"Originating Summons

Let all the Defendants in this Suit within eight days, after the service of this Summons on them, inclusive of the day of such service cause an appearance to be entered for them to this Summons, which is issued upon the application of Alhaji Dabo Ibrahim Kankara of Katsina, who claims to be the rightful owner of the sum of Ninety-Seven Thousand, Seven Hundred and Thirty One Naria Twenty-five kobo (N97,731.25k), which the Defendants forcibly collected from him on the 22nd day of April, 1993, for the determination of the following questions:

(a) Whether or not the Defendants were right when they in the (sic)…

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