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- EVIDENCE - CAUSE OF DEATH - Circumstances where cause of death can be inferred:
"It is trite that where there is evidence that a deceased person was hale and…
- CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE - Cause of death - Certificate of a medical officer in proof of cause of death - Weight to be attached to certificate of cause of death - Whether trial judge is bound to act upon certificate of cause of death
ODEN UKPI V. THE STATE (1976-LCER-1102-SC) “For the purpose of arriving at its conclusion in…
- CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE - Cause of death - Whether the cause of death of a victim must be the act of the accused person
"...As I posited earlier in this judgment, there was no intervening factor besides the stab…