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IYERE OJEABULU & ORS v. THE STATE

(2013) JELR 42175 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/B/317C/2010  •  12 Dec 2013  •  Nigeria

Coram
IBRAHIM MOHAMMED MUSA SAULAWA JCA; AYOBODE OLUJIMI LOKULO-SODIPE JCA; TOM SHAIBU YAKUBU JCA;

Judgement
<p>AYOBODE OLUJIMI LOKULO-SODIPE, J.C.A. (Delivering the leading : ): This appeal is against the judgment delivered on 19/7/2010 by the High Court of Justice, Edo State of Nigeria holden in Benin City (hereafter simply referred to as "the lower court") presided over by Hon. Justice J. I. Acha (hereafter simply referred to as "the learned trial Judge"). The Appellants were jointly tried before the lower court on a two Count Information for the offence of conspiracy to murder and the substantive offence of murder and the lower court found each of them guilty of the offences and sentenced them as appropriate.</p><p> Hearing in the case opened on 10/12/2007 and was concluded on 26/4/2010 and the judgment appealed against delivered on 19/7/2010. The prosecution fielded 7 witnesses in the proof of its case; while each of the Appellants testified in his own behalf.</p><p> None of them called any other witness. The Appellants being aggrieved with their convictions and sentences passed by the lower court…</p>

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