REX
V.
SOLOMON OLUA

JELR 81047 (WACA)    
West Africa Court of Appeal  ·  West Africa [For WACA cases]
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Other Citations
1943 9 WACA 30-32
CORAM
COR. KINGDON, C.J., BUTLER LLOYD AND FRANCIS, JJ.
Core Terms Beta
attempt
conviction
section
cow
influence
offence
promise
person
substantive offence
criminal code
okoli ugu
court
facts
native tribunal
tribunal
court members
illegal means
members
particulars
records
trial judge
1st count
2nd count
a1
accepting reward
anike native
assistant judge
c.c
coco yams
counts
enugu-onitsha division of the high court
enugu-onitsha judicial division
learned trial judge
personal influence
public servant
second count
true records

 KINGDON, C.J., NIGERIA, BUTLER LLOYD AND FRANCIS, JJ. In this case the appellant was charged before John, Assistant Judge, sitting in the Enugu-Onitsha Division of the High Court at Awgu upon the following two counts:-

“1st Count.-C.C 115.-Accepting reward to influence members “of native tribunal. “Particulars.-In that the accused during the month of May, “1940 at Anike in the Enugu-Onitsha Judicial Division accepted a “cow valued two pounds from Okoli Ugu for himself to induce by “corrupt or illegal means or by personal influence the Anike Native “ Court not to imprison Okoli Ugu. “2nd Count.-C.C. 404 (1) (a) Public servant demanding property. “Particulars.-In that the accused at the same time and place “being a Native Court scribe of the Anike Native Court corruptly “and under cover of his employment took a cow valued two pounds “from Okoli Ugu.” He was acquitted ou the second count on the ground that evidence that he was employed as a Court scribe to the Anike Native Court was not …

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