KINGDON, C.J., NIGERIA, BUTLER LLOYD ANP CAREY JJ.
In this case the two accused were charged in the High Court of the Aba Judicial Division with the following three offences :- Statement of Offence-1st Count. Conspiracy to bring false accusation contra section 125 C.C.
Particulars of Offence. Accused at about 4.30 p.m. on the 27th day of October, 1938, at Aba in the Province of Owerri did conspire with one another to charge, or cause to be charged one James Robert Mensah (m) with the offence of unlawful possession of 10 \-1 pieces counterfeit coins without lawful authority or excuse, knowing that the said James Robert Mensah is innocent of the alleged charge or not believing him to be guilty of the alleged offence. Statement of Offence-2nd Count.
Unlawful possession of counterfeit coins contra section 150A C.C.
Particulars of Offence. Accused at the same time and place unlawfully possessed 10 1/- pieces counterfeit coins without lawful authority or excuse.
Statement of Offence-3rd Count. …