(2001) JELR 44256 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/I/56/99 ·  28 Jun 2001 ·  Nigeria
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Isibor v. State (2002) 3 NWLR (Pt.754)250
Isibor v. State (2002) 3 NWLR (Pt. 754) 250
SUNDAY AKINOLA AKINTAN Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria MORONKEJI OMOTAYO ONALAJA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria FRANCIS FEDODE TABAI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
4th pw
learned trial judge
reasonable doubt
5th pws
record of appeal
identification parade
trial court
benin city
accused person
1st pw
2nd pw
old ife road
registration no. oyb
saloon car
finding of the learned trial judge
time of the said robbery
5th day of april
5th person
alhaji y. a. afolabi of his peugeot
armed robbery information
body search of the appellant
company of other persons
conduct of the identification parade
cool calm consideration of the evidence
corporal of the nigeria police
criminal offence
decree no.
following morning
high court ibadan
learned counsel
presence of the appellant
record of appeal part of the testimony
release of appellant
review of the evidence
robbery incident of 5th april
state cid
state cid ibadan
state cid laboratory ibadan
state cid premises ibadan
statement of offence
such contradictions
time of the parade
way appellant

ONALAJA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The appellant in this case on appeal before this court was arraigned before the High Court Ibadan upon an armed robbery information and charged with statement of offence under section 1(2)(a) of the Robbery and Firearms (Special Provisions) Decree No. 47 of 1970 as amended by the Robbery and Firearms (Special Provisions) Amendment (No.8) Decree of 1974 with the particulars of offence as follows:-

"Particulars of offence

Anthony Isibor (M) on or about the 5th day of April, 1980 along Old Ife Road by the Expressway, Ibadan in the Ibadan Judicial Division armed with offensive weapon to wit fire arm and in the company of other persons unknown robbed one Alhaji Y. A. Afolabi of his Peugeot 504 car with registration No. OYB 2118 A valued at about Nine Thousand Naira (N9,000.00) and a lady's bag containing six hundred naira (N600.00).

At the trial the accused/appellant pleaded not guilty to the charge in compliance with the provision of the …

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