FEMI EDWARD
V.
THE STATE

(2022) JELR 109132 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CA/AK/99C/2019 ·  21 Jan 2022 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
Rita Nosakhare Pemu, JCA James Gambo Abundaga, JCA Yusuf Alhaji Bashir, JCA
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YUSUF ALHAJI BASHIR, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the decision of the Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure Coram: Yemi Fasanmi J.

The allegation against the Appellant is that on 12th day of May 2016 the Appellant and others still at large attacked one Segun Kehinde in his house while being armed, robbed him of the sum of Two Thousand Five Hundred Naira (N2,500.00) and a Nokia handset and then inflicted matchet cut on the victim. He testified as PW1.

​That also on the night of 8th September 2015 the Appellant and his gang attacked one Risikat Ahmed, upon threat to inflict matchet cuts on her. They took away her Nokia handset, N80,000.00 and set of gold worth Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira only (N250,000.00) and a further sum of N100,000.00 while being armed with gun, axe and small cutlass. Before the High Court of Ondo State Akure the Appellant was arraigned and proceeded against for conspiracy to commit Armed Robbery and Armed Robbery; and mem…

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