REX
V.
PETERS UDO AKPABIO

JELR 81111 (WACA)    
West Africa Court of Appeal  ·  West Africa [For WACA cases]
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Other Citations
1944 10 WACA 181-185
CORAM
COR. KINGDON, C.J., BAKER AND BROOKE, JJ.
Core Terms Beta
sum
16th april
prosecution
criminal code
learned trial judge
war fund
26th april
capacity of a clerk
first count
22nd november
ground
grounds of appeal
ikot ekpene
meeting of 17th april
particulars of offence
third count
udo akpabio
said peters udo akpabio
second count
such circumstances
view of the acquittal
1kot ekpene division of the calabar province
best evidence
book of the said branch of the ibibio union
entry of the sum
evidence of the witness
facts
first part of the second of these questions
fraudulent false accounting
good faith
inter alia
nice point of law
only direct evidence
operative society
overt act definite
retention of the money
statement of offence 1st count
subsequent meeting
such support
trial judge
undisputed facts

The judgment of the Court was delivered by the President :- In this case the Appellant was charged in the High Court of the Calabar-Aba Judicial Division upon three Counts with the particl1lars as shown :-

“STATEMENT OF OFFENCE 1st Count “Stealing by Agent contrary to section 390 (8) (b) of the Criminal Code, “PARTICULARS OF OFFENCE “Peters Udo Akpabio on or about the month of January, 1942 in 1kot Ekpene Division of the Calabar Province did steal the sum of £4 10s. 5d. which had been entrusted to him as Honorary Treasurer of the Ikot Ekpene Branch of the Ibibio Union for him the said Peters Udo Akpabio to pay into the Win-the-War Fund,

“STATEMENT OF OFFENCE 2nd Count Fraudulent False Accounting contrary to section 438 (c) of the Criminal Code,

“PARTICULARS OF OFFENCE

Peters Udo Akpabio on or about the month of November, 1941 at Ikot Ekpene, in the Calabar Province while acting .in. the capacity of Honorary Treasurer of the Ikot Ekpene Branch of the Ibibio Union did with intent to defraud…

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