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DONATUS OKAFOR v. IFEANYI ISIADINSO

(2014) JELR 36599 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/E/151/2007  •  11 Apr 2014  •  Nigeria

Coram
ADZIRA GANA MSHELIA JCA; IGNATIUS IGWE AGUBE JCA; EMMANUEL AKOMAYE AGIM JCA;

Judgement

EMMANUEL AKOMAYE AGIM, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): On 1-3-2000, the respondent herein, as plaintiff filed a writ of summons commencing suit No A/64/2000 in the High Court of Anambra State in the Awka Judicial division at Awka against the appellant herein as defendant, claiming for the sum of N1,000,000.00 (one million naira) as general damages for false imprisonment. Both sides filed and exchanged pleadings. The plaintiff's statement of claim is dated 20-2-2001 and filed on 28-2-2001. The defendant's statement of defence is dated 20-3-2001 and filed on 22-3-2001.

The plaintiff testified as PW3. Two other persons testified as PW1 and PW2 in support of the plaintiffs case. The defendant testified as DW1. One other person testified as DW2 in support of the defendant's case. Following the conclusion of evidence, both sides filed, exchanged and adopted written addresses.

On 31-3-2006, the trial court rendered judgment in favour of the plaintiff and awarded the sum of N150,000…

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