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KEHINDE MOSHOOD v. THE STATE

(2014) JELR 36665 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/I/67B/2007  •  24 Mar 2014  •  Nigeria

Coram
CHIDI NWAOMA UWA JCA; HARUNA SIMON TSAMMANI JCA; OBIETONBARA DANIEL-KALIO JCA;

Judgement

OBIETONBARA DANIEL-KALIO, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is in respect of a criminal matter. The Appellant Kehinde Moshood was charged with two others for conspiracy to commit armed robbery and armed robbery. The Appellant and the others charged along with him were accused of serial robberies at two locations in Abeokuta namely Kemta Housing Estate Idi-Aba and No.1, Odunbaku Avenue on the 4th of November 1999. The Appellant was alleged to have made a confessional statement. Based primarily on that confessional statement, the Appellant was convicted of the offence and sentenced to death by firing squad. It is apposite to state that a total of ten witnesses testified for the prosecution while the Appellant who testified as Dw3 testified on his own behalf.

Aggrieved by the judgment (the judgment was delivered on the 1st of August 2003) the Appellant prepared a Notice of Appeal dated 8th of August, 2003. (See at page 120 of the Record of Appeal). Apparently, he omiā€¦

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