1. On the 26th day of September, 2006 the Appellant, Chukwuemeka Ezeuko, alias Dr. Rev. King ‘M’ was arraigned on a six count charge (as amended) before the High Court of Justice, Lagos State in the Ikeja Judicial Division. The amended six count charge is reproduced here below:

“Statement of offence 1st Count:
Attempted murder contrary to Section 320 of the Criminal Code Law Cap C 17 Vol. 2 Laws of Lagos State 2003.

Particulars of Offence:
Chukwuemeka Ezeuko alia Dr. Rev. King ‘M’ on or about the 22nd of July, 2006 at No. 6B Canal View Layout, Ajao Estate, Lagos in the Ikeja Judicial Division did attempt to murder Olisa Chiejina by intentionally causing fuel to be poured on his person and throwing a lit match on him.

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