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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 T.U ESDAY THE 11TH DAY OF JULY, 2017.

BETWEEN:
THE STATE

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RGE No. HN/13c /2008

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PROSECUTION

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1. AZUKA NWOKORO
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2. CHUKWUDUM OBIAGAZIE

DEFENDANTS

JU.D GMENT

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By an information dated the 25 th day ·of May , 2008 but was filed on
the 28 th day of : May, 2008 the defendants were arraigned on two
count charge of consp iracy to commit felony to wit: armed robbery
contrary to Section 5(b) of the Robbery and Firearms (Special
Provisions) Act, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria , 2004 and
armed robbery contrary · to Secti_on 1(2) (a) of the Robbery and
Firearms (Special Provision) Act, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria
2004 . It was alleged that on the 5th day of July, 2007 at Ebenasa
Umunri Amichi _in the Nnewi Judicial Division , the defendants and
one at large conspired amongst themselves to commit a felony to
wit: armed robbery and at the same time and place while armed
with locally made short gun and other dangerous weapon robbed
one Michael Okeke of the cash sum of One Hundred and twenty
thousand Naira (N120 ,000.00). The defendants in their plea before
the Court denied the commission of the offences . 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 th~ evidence of the P.W .3 the prosecution closed her
case . Thereafter, the 1st defendant entered the witness box for his
nd
defence and testified as D.W .1. At the end of his evidence, the 2
defendant entered the witness box for his defence and testified as

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