~ THE IDGH COURT OF A\TAMBRA STATE OF NIGERIA
IN THE IDGH COURT OF A'WKA JUDICIAL DIVISION
HOLIJiEN AT AWKA
SU1T NO.A/37C/2016
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BEFORE HIS LORDSHIP, HON. JUSTICE DENNIS C. MMlUECHESI
DELIVERED ON THE 16TH DAY OF OCTOBER. 2018
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2. CIDJIOKE 1\TWOYE ________________________ ;;.;;_2ND DEFENDAN·r

JUDGMENT
The defendants were charged b,:!fore this court on one coLnt charge of Arm-:d
Re:bbery punishable under Section 1 (2) (a) of Robber; and Firearms (Special
Provisions) Act, Chapter R 11 Lm~,1 s of the Federation, 2014.
The defendants pleaded not guil~/ to the charge. Thereafter, the case proceeded to
~I ~al . The prosecutic ~1 called four ·.vitnesses in proof of its case.
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The l defendant opened his defrnce by testifying as DWI. The 2 nd defendant did
not testify neither did he call any witness. He rested his case on the prosecution's
case.
SUMMARY OF FACTS OF THE CASE.
From the prosecution's perspecti,·e, Chinenye Ileagu (PWl) Nkechi Ileagu (PW2)
and Chidera Ileagu (PW3) are sisters. They live in Umueze-A,vuvo village,
Enugwu - Ukwu. They claimed tLat on the 19/5/16, between I 0:30pm to 11 :00pm,
four young men scaled the wall ,)f their fence and entered into their compound.
That two of the four men are the defendants. One of the defendants was the person
that w2s armed on that day. The defendants and their gang members robbed them
of their money, handsets, clothing, perfumes, recharge cards and drank beverages
in the refrigerator. After the robbery, the defendants escaped by scaling the wall of

the fence into safety.
PWl reported the robbery to the police at Police statio;i Abagana on th~ 20/5/16.
The defendants denied all the allegations.
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