IN THE HIGH COURT OF ANAMBRA STATE OF NIGERIA
IN THE HIGH COURT OF ONITSHA JUDICIAL DIVISION
HOLDEN AT ONITSHA
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BEFORE HIS LORDSHIP THE HON. JUSTICE IKE OGU
ON TUESDAY THE 25TH DAY OF JULY, 2017.
CHARGE NO. HN/1 c/2012
BETWEEN :

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THE STATE

PROSECUTION

vs.
DR. OBIEJEMBA CHINEDU

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DEFENDANT

JUDGMENT

By an information dated the 14th day of December, 2011 but was
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filed on the 24 day of January, 2012 by the State, the defendant
was arraigned on one count charge of murder contrary to Section
274 (1) of the Criminal Code Cap. 36 Vol. II , Revised Laws of
Anambra State, 1991 . It was alleged that on the 24 th day of
August, 2011 :at Chioma Hospital , Uruagu , Nnewi in the Nnewi
Judicial Division , the defendant murdered one Uzoamaka Offor.
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 six(6) witnesses in support of the charge who testified
as the P.W .1, P.W.2, P.W.3, P.W.4 , P.W.5 and P.W.6. After the
evidence of the P.W.6 the prosecution 's case was closed for her.
Thereafter, the defendant was to enter his defence but his learned
counsel elected to rest the defendant's case on the case
presented by the prosecution .
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At the conclusion of evidence, the parties filed and exchanged
written addresses in compliance with the orders of the Court made
on the 6 th day of December, 2016. As such, on the 4 th day of May,
2017 the learned counsel for the defendant adopted the final
written address which was filed on the 9th day of December, 2016
and the written _reply address on points of law dated the 2th day of

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