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NIMOLGU AND OTHERS V. THE REPUBLIC

(1979) JELR 63721 (HC)

High Court  •  19 Oct 1979  •  Ghana

Coram
TAYLOR J.

Judgement

TAYLOR J.: The three appellants in this case were jointly charged with the offence of causing harm contrary to section 69 of the Criminal Code, 1960 (Act 29). They were all convicted by the Circuit Court, Bolgatanga, and were each sentenced to a term of nine months’ imprisonment with hard labour. They have appealed against their convictions and sentences and in view of the grounds of appeal filed on their behalf it is necessary to set down the statement of offence and the particulars of offence as they were contained in the charge sheet upon which they were arraigned. They are:

“STATEMENT OF OFFENCE Causing harm: (2 Counts) section 69 of Act 29/60 PARTICULARS OF OFFENCE 1. Aburo Nimolgu—Farmer, 2. Atibire Nimolgu —Farmer and 3. Abugbire Akologo — Farmer: For that you on 14 February 1978 at about 7.30 p.m. at Zuarungu in the Upper Circuit and within the jurisdiction of this court did unlawfully cause harm to one Henry Azugre. 2. Aburo Nimolgu — Farmer, 2. Atibire Nimolgu — Farmer and 3…

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