• Police cannot act as complainant – Court strikes out 2-year old case

    Police cannot act as complainant – Court strikes out 2-year old case

    An Enugu North Magistrates’ Court on Thursday struck out a two-year-old case involving one Henry Eze who was charged with malicious damage of properties worth N25,000.

    The Magistrate, Mr Lawrence Ukpai, had adjourned the case on three previous dates to no avail as the complainant, one Elon, failed to show up in court on all adjourned dates.

    The prosecution counsel, Mr Kwe Kwe, explained that he had been unable to get across to the complainant via the phone number on his statement […]