CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE – DEFENCE/PLEA OF ALIBI – Duty of the prosecution to investigate the plea of alibi raised by an accused person

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“The law is that, once an alibi is raised, the burden shifts on the prosecution to investigate the alibi. See OGOALA VS THE STATE (1991) 3 SCNJ 61.” Per SAMUEL CHUKWUDUMEBI OSEJI, JSC in UTTO v. STATE (2021-LCER-40501-SC) (Pp 18 – 18; Paras C – D)

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