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MUMUNI & ORS
V.
THE STATE

(1975) JELR 46200 (SC)    

Supreme Court  ·  SC.112/74 ·  20 Jun 1975 ·  Nigeria
 · 
Other Citations
Mumuni v. State (1975) 6 S.C. 66 (1975) 1 All N.L.R 294
CORAM
TASLIM OLAWALE ELIAS JSC ATANDA FATAYI-WILLIAMS JSC AYO GABRIEL IRIKEFE JSC

Ratio Decidendi

Core Terms Beta
case
evidence
trial
learned trial judge
accused persons
11th october
particulars of offence
close of the case
close of the prosecution
accountant-general of lagos state
property of the lagos state government
own defence
central bank of nigeria
deputy accountant-general of lagos state
lagos state government account
11th day of october
account of a limited liability company
kadiri adebisi
present case
said company
second appellant
1st accused's own handwriting
1st count
2nd count
a. g. irikefe
australian judge
case of colossal fraud
case of the first appellant
confessional statement-exhibit
criminal assizes of the lagos high court
evidence shows
identical issues of law
insufficient evidence
ishola kazeem-alias baba kudi
lagos high court
language of the learned trial judge
mr b. a. karim
mr i. e. johnson
respective convictions
said united bank
statement exhibit

A. G. IRIKEFE, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): Before the criminal assizes of the Lagos High Court, the charges as finally formulated in these proceedings read thus:

1st Count- Conspiracy to forge contrary to Section 516 of the Criminal Code.

Particulars of Offence

That you:

1 WAHABI ONASANYA MUMUNI (m)

2 KADIRI ADEBISI (m)

3 MONDAY ENYINNA (m)

4 AUGUSTINE EKPO (m)

5 PETER OKUN (m)

6 OKON ARCHIBONG (m)

7 KINGSLEY ELUW A (m)

8 ISHOLA KAZEEM-ALIAS BABA KUDI (m)

9 FRED. NDIWE (m)

10 UDOMA ONWUKA EBULE (m)

11 HIRAN AND MOORJANI (m)

12 BADREDDINE AREFEL- YAFFI (m) 13 A YODELE OGUNDEPO (m)

14 RICHARD PEPPLE (m)

on or about 11th October, 1973, conspired with one another to commit a felony to wit: the forgery of a letter reference No. C/0062Nol. 7/646 dated 11th October, 1973 for the transfer of the sum of ₦268,534.19 from the Lagos State Government account with the Central Bank of Nigeria, Lagos to the account of a limited liability company called Halabi and Elian (Nigeria) Ltd., w…

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