REX
V.
ORGI UKO AND YESUFU ASHOGBON

JELR 81029 (WACA)    
West Africa Court of Appeal  ·  West Africa [For WACA cases]
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Other Citations
1939 5 WACA 63-65
CORAM
COR. KINGDON, C.J., BUTLER LLOYD AND CAREY, JJ.
Core Terms Beta
mensah
excuse
facts
lawful authority
appellants
first accused
second accused
conspiracy
accused
criminal code
person
place
port harcourt
actual possession of the coins
case
level crossing
offences
pieces counterfeit coins
police constable christian
27th day of october
alleged charge
appeals
careful consideration
charges
complaint of the complainant mensah
false accusation
false accusation contra sec
false accusation contra section
front of mensah
great friend
guilty concert
high court of the aba judicial division
james robert mensah
judgment
offence of unlawful possession
only question
point
question of law
said james robert mensah
second count
series of findings
statement of offence-1st count
statement of offence-2nd count
statement of offence-3rd count
train mensah
trial judge
unlawful possession of counterfeit coins

 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. …

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