DEANE, C.J., GOLD COAST.
In this matter the accused was charged for that he being a clerk or servant in the employ of the Compagnie Francaise de L' Afrique Occidentale did with intent to defraud (1) omit to make entry in the monthly summary of his employers of goods referred to in certain delivery notes contrary to s. 438 (c) of Cap. 21, (2) destroy the said delivery notes contrary to s. 438 (a) of Cap, 21 of the Laws of Nigeria.
There were seven charges of omitting to make a material entry and seven corresponding charges of destroying triplicate delivery notes. The charges were all heard together. The learned Chief Justice, who delivered a written judgment, found the accused not guilty on all the charges of destroying the delivery notes, but convicted him on all the charges of omitting to enter in the monthly summary the goods detailed in the delivery notes-- against these convictions he has appealed.
At the completion of the hearing of the appeal the Court decided that the appeal wo…