IN THE HIGH COURT OF ANAMBRA STATE OF NIGERIA
IN THE HIGH COURT OF ONITSHA JUDICIAL DIVISl0N
HOLDEN AT ONITSHA

BEFORE HIS LORDSHIP THE HON. JUSTICE IKE OGU
ON THURSDAY THE 16TH DAY OF MARCH, 2017.
CHARGE NO. HID/4c /2014
BETWEEN:
THE STATE

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PROSECUTION

vs.
CHUKWUEMEKA 081 FIDELIS

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DEFENDANT

. JUDGMENT
The defendant was arraigned on one count charge of Armed
Robbery contrary to section 1(2) (a) of the Robbery and Firearms·
(Special Provision) Act, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 . It
was alleged that on or about the 5th day of March, 2013 at
Oluchukwu Micro Finance Bank Limited, Holy Cross Branch inside
Holy Cross Parish Nkpor-Agu within the jurisdiction of this
Honourable Court, the defendant and others at large while armed
with guns robbed the sum of Seven Hundred and twenty eight
thousand, five hundred and thirty Naira (N728,530.00) property of
Oluchukwu Micro Finance Bank Limited. The defendant in his plea
before the Court denied the commission of the offence. The
prosecution in a bid to prove its case called on the whole three(3)
witnesses in support of the charge who testified as the P.W.1,
P.W.2 and P.W.3. After the evidence of the P.W.3 the prosecution
closed her case. Thereafter, the defendant made a no case
submission and the parties addressed the Court on the point.,ln its
ruling , the Court held that the prosecution has made out a prima
facie case against the defendant. The defendant was called upon
to enter his defence and he entered the witness box for his
defence and testified as D.W.1. After his evidence the defendant
called one other witness who testified as the D. W.2.

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