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ONYEDIKACHI OSUAGWU v. THE STATE

(2016) JELR 36762 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  SC.457/2012  •  1 Jul 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
IBRAHIM TANKO MUHAMMAD JSC; NWALI SYLVESTER NGWUTA JSC; KUMAI BAYANG AKA'AHS JSC; CHIMA CENTUS NWEZE JSC; AMIRU SANUSI JSC;

Judgement

CHIMA CENTUS NWEZE, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Judgment):

The appellant in this appeal and three other persons were arraigned at the High Court of Imo State, Ahiazu Mbaise Judicial Division, on information in which they were charged with the following:

COUNT 1

STATEMENT OF OFFENCE

Conspiracy contrary to Section 516 of the Criminal Code Act Cap. 77 LF (sic) 1990 applicable to Imo State;

PARTICULARS OF OFFENCE

Onyedikachi Osauagwu, Chimezie Ogu, Michael Anyanwu and Chibuike Samuel Ibe on the 15th day of December, 2005, at Umuduruji Elekenaowari Obohia Azuazu, Mbaise in the Aboh, Mbaise Judicial Division, conspired among yourselves to rob with guns are Cosmas Azodiro of the sum of N1,827,000 (One Million, Eight Hundred and Twenty Seven Thousand Naira) belonging to him.

COUNT 2

STATEMENT OF OFFENCE

Armed Robbery, contrary to Section 402 (2) (a) of the Criminal Code Act, Cap. 77 Laws of the Federation, 1990, as applicable to Imo State.

PARTICULARS OF OFFENCE

Onyedikachi Osuagwu, Cmezie Ogu, Mich…

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