AKANBI & ORS
V.
C.O.P KWARA STATE & ORS

(2018) JELR 39887 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/IL/26/2017 ·  6 Apr 2018 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
MOJEED ADEKUNLE OWOADE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria CHIDI NWAOMA UWA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria HAMMA AKAWU BARKA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
appellants
police
respondents
3rd respondents
evidence act
notice of appeal
4th 7th respondents
4th applicants
instant case
learned trial judge
constitution of the federal republic of nigeria
exhibit moj
1st 8th respondents
personal liberty
grounds
grounds of appeal
judgment of the learned trial judge
said ground
1st 3rd respondents brief of argument
8th respondents
admitted facts of the appellants
appellants reply brief
leading judgment
sole issue
trial court
2nd appellants affidavit
4th applicants freedom of movement
affidavits
appellants brief of argument
appellants originating motion
arrest of the 1st applicant
brief facts of the case
chief state counsel
conclusion of police investigation
counter-affidavits
credible evidence
enforcement of their fundamental rights
federal high court
finding of fact
following orders
fundamental rights
gross violation of the 1st applicants
leave of the lower court
legal argument
particular ground of appeal
thursday 7th december
treatment of 1st 4th applicants

MOJEED ADEKUNLE OWOADE, J.C.A.(Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an Appeal against the decision of Hon. Justice N. I. Afolabi sitting at the Federal High Court, Ilorin Division delivered on Thursday 7th December, 2016.

The Appellants as Applicants brought an Originating Motion on 20-06-2016 for the enforcement of their fundamental Rights pursuant to Section 46 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended).

The Appellants Originating Motion prayed for the following Orders.

1. Declaration that the ARREST of the 1st applicant in his office at New Yidi Road, Ilorin by 1st - 3rd Respondents, their agents, servants, Officers and Privies is a gross violation of the 1st Applicants right to personal liberty provided for under Section 35 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 as amended.

2. Declaration that the ARREST of 2nd - 4th Applicants by the 1st - 3rd Respondents, their Agents, Servants, Officers and Privies is a gross violation of pers…

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