CHEDI & ANOR.
V.
AG FEDERATION

(2006) JELR 45735 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/A/75/C/2006 ·  9 May 2006 ·  Nigeria
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Other Citations
Chedi v. A.G Fed (2006) 13 NWLR (Pt.997) pg.308
CORAM
IBRAHIM TANKO MUHAMMAD Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria MARY PETER ODILI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria OLUBODE RHODES VIVOUR Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
appellants
bail
trial court
learned trial judge
police investigation
proof of evidence
accused person
counter affidavit
grant of bail
kano state
federal high court
hisbah board organisation
affidavit evidence
laws of the federation of nigeria
criminal code act
criminal procedure code
jurisdiction of the federal high court
lower court
trial judge
abubakar rabo abdulkareem
determination of the criminal case
membership of an unlawful society
order of the lower court
police investigations
respective parties
affidavit of urgency
application release
charge sheet
considered view
criminal code act chapter
criminal offence
following charges
following factors
following issue
grant bail
grounds of appeal
hon. attorney-general of the federation
learned counsel
light of the various affidavit evidence
likelihood of the accused persons
plethora of judicial authorities
primary role
respect of the lower court
said respondents
set of facts
single issue
strong probability of guilt of the accused persons
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yahaya faruk chedi

IBRAHIM TANKO MUHAMMAD, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): At the Federal High Court holden at Abuja (the lower Court), the Hon. Attorney-General of the Federation preferred the following charges against the appellants:-

"COUNT 1

That you Yahaya Faruk Chedi 'm' 47 years old, Abubakar Rabo Abdulkareem 'm' 33 years old, both of No.37, Chedi Quarters, Kano, Kano State between 2003 and 2006 in Kano within the jurisdiction of the Federal High Court with intent to subvert or promote the subversion of the Government or of its officials did conspire among yourselves to commit felony to wit:

managing, assisting in the management and membership of an unlawful society known and called HISBAH BOARD ORGANISATION and you thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 516 of the Criminal Code Act, Chapter 77 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 1990.

COUNT 2

That you Yahaya Faruk Chedi 'm', 47 years old, Abubakar Raba Abdulkareem 'm' 33 years old both of No.37, Chedi Quarters, Kano, Kano State…

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