CHINEAKA NKEM
V.
THE REPUBLIC

(2015) JELR 69830 (HC)    
High Court  ·  CASE NO.D15/77/15 ·  7 Dec 2015 ·  Ghana
CORAM
HER LADYSHIP ANGELINA MENSAH-HOMIAH (MRS.) JUSTICE OF THE HIGH COURT
Core Terms Beta
prosecution
republic
evidence
trial judge
reasonable doubt
case
instant case
accused person
appellate court
record of proceedings
12th day of april
ashanti region
false pretences
jurisdiction of this court
particulars of offence
supreme court
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court act
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grounds of appeal
instant transaction
john logan v
learned assistant state attorney
learned magistrate ought
legal effect
lutterodt v cop
manu v
republic v ansere
such false representation
trial court
trial judge's failure
typographical error

JUDGEMENT

This Appellant, who was charged with three others at large, was arraigned before the Circuit Court, Kumasi on four charges, namely: Conspiracy to commit crime to wit defrauding by false pretences; Defrauding by false pretences; possessing forged notes and possessing counterfeit notes. The statement and particulars of offence read as follows:

COUNT ONE

STATEMENT OF OFFENCE

CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT CRIME TO WIT DEFRAUDING BY FALSE PRETENCES CONTRARY TO SECTION 23(1) AND 131 OF ACT 29/60

PARTICUALRS OF OFFENCE

1. CHIYENAKA NKEM, TRADER, AGED 29 YRS., 2. RASTA AT LARGE, 3. SWANZY AT LARGE AND ONE OTHER AT LARGE, On the 12th day of April, 2011 at Alabar, Kumasi in the Ashanti Region and within the Jurisdiction of this court did agree together with a common purpose to commit crime to wit "fraud"

COUNT TWO

STATEMENT OF OFFENCE

DEFRAUDING BY FALSE PRETENCES CONTRARY TO SECTION 131 OF ACT 29/60.

PARTICULARS OF OFFENCE

1. CHIYENAKA NKEM, TRADER, AGED 29 YRS., 2. RASTA AT LARGE, 3. SWANZY AT LARGE AN…

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