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ABU LAMIDI v. THE STATE

(2016) JELR 41568 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/AK/177c/2014  •  10 Jun 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
MOJEED ADEKUNLE OWOADE JCA; MOHAMMED AMBI-USI DANJUMA JCA; JAMES SHEHU ABIRIYI JCA;

Judgement

MOHAMMED AMBI-USI DANJUMA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of Ondo State High Court sitting at Akure Judicial Division, delivered on 19th May, 2014.

The appellant was arraigned before the Court on one count charge of murder contrary to Section 316 and punishable under Section 319 of the Criminal Code Cap 37, Vol. 1 Laws of Ondo State of Nigeria, 2006. Upon arraignment, the appellant pleaded not guilty to the one count charge. To prove the guilt of the appellant, the prosecution called 5 witnesses and tendered Exhibits 'A' - 'A1', 'B', 'C' (C1 and C2) and 'D'. Exhibit A A1 are the extra-judicial statement of the appellant made at State CID, Akure. Exhibit B is the extra-judicial statement of the appellant made at 'A' Division Police Station, Owo Exhibit C, C1 and C2 are the photographs and negatives of the deceased. Exhibit D is the autopsy report of the deceased. The appellant gave evidence in his defence and called one witness.

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