AJAYI & ANOR
V.
THE STATE

(2011) JELR 44592 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/I/103/08 ·  30 Mar 2011 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
STANLEY SHENKO ALAGOA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria SIDI DAUDA BAGE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria JOSEPH SHAGBAOR IKYEGH Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
prosecution
2nd appellants
1st appellant
armed robbery
offensive weapons
police station
prosecution witnesses
witnesses
reasonable doubt
special provisions
accused person
accused persons
19th day of may
statement of offence
alleged stolen goods
notices of appeal
vol. xxii laws of the federation of nigeria
armed robbers
joint brief of argument
statements of the prosecution witnesses
charge of conspiracy
decision of the high court
evidence of pw1
grounds of appeal
high court
learned trial judge
trial of the accused person
alleged stolen items
appellant further states
case of nwomukoro v.
case of oluwatoba v.
following issues
following offences
glaring material contradictions
high court of justice ibadan
house of the 1st appellant
houses of pw1-pw4
leading judgment
nwlr part
oyo state of nigeria
part of the decision of the court
pw1-pw4
record of appeal
respondent ministry of justice ibadan
said brief of argument
said judgment
weight of evidence

STANLEY SHENKO ALAGOA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): In the High Court of Justice Ibadan, Oyo State of Nigeria, the 1st and 2nd Appellants along with two other accused persons were tried, convicted and sentenced to death on a charge of Conspiracy to commit Armed Robbery. The accused persons were charged with the following offences:-

COUNT I: STATEMENT OF OFFENCE:

Conspiracy to commit felony to wit; armed robbery contrary to section 5(b) and punishable under section 1 (2) (a) of the Robbery and Firearms (Special Provisions) Act, Cap 398 Vol. XXII Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 1990.

PARTICULARS OF OFFENCE

(1) A. Kareem Olatinwo 'm' (2) Olusina Ajayi 'm' (3) Olusola Oyeleye 'm' (4) Ganiyu Busari 'm' on or about the 19th day of May, 1999 at Oke-Omi Olodo area, Ibadan in the Ibadan Judicial Division conspired together to rob the Residents of Oke-Omi Olodo, area, Ibadan.

COUNT II: STATEMENT OF OFFENCE

Armed Robbery contrary to and punishable under section 1 (2) (a) of the R…

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