FOLASADE AYODEJI OJO, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The instant appeal is against the judgment of the Ogun State High Court sitting in the Sagamu Judicial Division BETWEEN THE STATE AND (1) USADAMEN GODGRANT (2) FESTUS EDEGWA (3) OWOLABI IDOWU (4) IDOWU MATHEW (5) TAOFIK ISHOLA (6) ADEKOYA SOTUBO delivered on 24th of August 2020.
The Appellant was arraigned alongside five others as the 6th Defendant before the lower Court. The 1st to 5th Defendants were charged for offences ranging from conspiracy to commit armed robbery to armed robbery. The sole count against the Appellant was Count IV of the charge.
STATEMENT OF OFFENCE
RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY OBTAINED BY MEANS OF ARMED ROBBERY contrary to Section 5 of the Robbery and Fire Arms (Special Provisions) Act Law of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 2004.
PARTICULARS OF OFFENCE
ADEKOYA SOTUBO on or about the 26th day of March, 2017 received a Lexus Jeep with Registration Number KRD 14 EF, property of Salawu Fatai from Fes…