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- CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE - DEFENCE/PLEA OF ALIBI - Effect of a successful plea of alibi
"Alibi, if successfully pleaded and established, is an absolute or complete defence that negatives both…
- CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE: Plea of Guilty - Duty Of A Court Where An Accused Person Pleads Guilty To The Offence He Is Charged:
“Section 218 of the Criminal Procedure Act reads thus:- "If the accused pleads guilty to…
- CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE - DEFENCE/PLEA OF ALIBI - Duty of the prosecution to investigate the plea of alibi raised by an accused person
"The law is that, once an alibi is raised, the burden shifts on the prosecution…