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(2021) JELR 109442 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/ABJ/321C/2020  •  8 Jan 2021  •  Nigeria

Monica Bolna'an Dongban-Mensem, JCA Stephen Jonah Adah, JCA Yargata Byenchit Nimpar, JCA


STEPHEN JONAH ADAH, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the decision of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, in Suit No: FHC/HC/CR/64/2013, delivered on the 4th day of July, 2017, coram: Sylvanus C. Oriji, J. Wherein the trial Court convicted the appellant for the offences of conspiracy mischief and culpable homicide punishable with death.

The charge against the Appellant was dated and filed on the 14th day of November, 2013.

The three count charges under which the appellant together with his co-accused was arraigned, are reproduced hereunder as follows:

Count 1:

That you Bameyi Shayi 'M' 25 years and you Danladi Bala 'M' 30 years, on or about the 15th day of September, 2013 at about 1600 hours within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court that you conspired with committing a felony by killing one Jibrin Adamu 'M' and his brother one Nura Abdulmalik 'M' having inflicted on them sever matchet cuts thus resulting to their death and you also…

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