IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY IN THE ABUJA JUDICIAL DIVISION HOLDEN AT MAITAMA – ABUJA BEFORE HIS LORDSHIP: JUSTICE SALISU GARBA COURT CLERKS: JIMOH I. SALAWU & OTHERS COURT NUMBER: HIGH COURT TWO (2) CASE NUMBER: FCT/HC/CR/179/14 DATE: 29TH JANUARY, 2016 BETWEEN: COMMISSIONER OF POLICE - COMPLAINANT - DEFENDANT/RESPONDENT AND CPL EKO BAM John Ijagbemi for the prosecution. Okoyi Tinuola appearing with Chioma Chukwuma holding the brief for FIDA. O.K. Rugbere for the accused appearing with Obizala Egemabo, Linus Okoh and Teddy A. (Miss). Prosecution Counsel – The matter is for judgment and we are ready. JUDGMENT The Accused person was arraigned before this court on 21/11/2014 on one charge of having an unlawful sexual intercourse with a child by name Emmanuella Bam Eko, his own biological daughter contrary to Section 31(1) and punishable under Section 31(2) of the Child Right Act Cap 50 LFN. The accused person pleaded not guilty to the same charge. In prove of the case, the prosecution called five witnesses. Inspector David Dauda testified as the PW1. 1

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