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MR. ONUOHA UKEH (DSI) v. MRS. GRACE OKORIE & ORS

(2018) JELR 38529 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/OW/41/2017  •  10 Aug 2018  •  Nigeria

Coram
MASSOUD ABDULRAHMAN OREDOLA JCA; ITA GEORGE MBABA JCA; TUNDE OYEBANJI AWOTOYE JCA;

Judgement

MASSOUD ABDULRAHMAN OREDOLA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the decision of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, sitting at Umuahia, Coram: Hon. Justice D. E. Osiagor J., (hereinafter referred to as the lower Court and learned trial judge, respectively).

The suit from where this appeal emanated, was commenced by way of a motion on notice and other accompanying processes, filed on the 16th day of December 2014, wherein the applicant/1st respondent (hereinafter referred to as the 1st respondent) in a bid to seek redress for the breach of her fundamental rights sought for the grant of the following reliefs:

(A) A declaration that the arrest, assault, causing grevious harm, and use of gun butt on the Applicant and shooting of gun to frighten the applicant at Isi-ama AfaraIbeku in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State, at about 11 am, on 29th day of January, 2013, by the respondents is illegal, unlawful, unconstitutional and gross violation of the …

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