CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE – OFFENCE OF MURDER – Statutory provision as regards the punishment for the offence of murder


“Section 319(1) of the Criminal Code under which the Appellant was charged provides as follows:- “319(1) Subject to the provisions of this section any person who commits the offence of murder shall be sentenced to death.” Per JOHN INYANG OKORO, JSC in WOWEM v. STATE (2021-LCER-40502-SC) (Pp 20 – 20; Paras A – B)

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