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THE PEOPLE OF LAGOS STATE v. MOHAMMED UMARU

(2014) JELR 40181 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  SC.455/2012  •  14 Mar 2014  •  Nigeria

Coram
IBRAHIM TANKO MUHAMMAD JSC; JOHN AFOLABI FABIYI JSC; MARY UKAEGO PETER-ODILI JSC; OLUKAYODE ARIWOOLA JSC; MUSA DATTIJO MUHAMMAD JSC;

Judgement

IBRAHIM T. MUHAMMAD, JSC.(DELIVERING THE LEADING JUDGMENT): From the facts contained in the printed record of the appeal, the prosecution's case against the respondent is that the respondent along with others, were charged before the High Court of Lagos, holden at Lagos Judicial Division [the trial Court], with Armed Robbery, contrary to section 402(2)(a) of the Criminal Code Law, Cap 17, vol. 12, Laws of Lagos State, 2003.

The respondent with others at large, were alleged to have, on or about the 11th day of March, 2006, at Din Alloy Close, Oke Afa, Ilamose Estate Ejigbo, Lagos in the Ikeja Judicial Division, whilst armed with offensive weapons to wit: a dagger and a shot gun robbed and stabbed one Mr. Nnosiri on the chest. The amount robbed was (₦5,000.00) five thousand naira. The respondent was arrested by some OPC members a little distance from where the robbery had taken place. Mr. Nnosiri, as PW1, identified the respondent from his sandals which had been by his door entrance bef…

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