IN THE HIGH COURT OF ANAMBRA STATE OF NIGERIA IN THE HIGH COURT OF ONITSHA JUDICIAL DIVISION HOLDEN AT ONITSHA ,!: ) BEFORE HIS LORDSHIP THE HON. JUSTICE IKE OGU ON TUESDAY THE 25TH DAY OF JULY, 2017. CHARGE NO. HN/1 c/2012 BETWEEN : ------------ THE STATE PROSECUTION vs. DR. OBIEJEMBA CHINEDU ============ DEFENDANT JUDGMENT By an information dated the 14th day of December, 2011 but was th 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 . · 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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