Seedi V. Commissioner Of Police (1946)
LawGlobal Hub Judgment Report – West African Court of Appeal
Trial Court passing sentence but omitting to record verdict of guilty—Onecharge only—Power of Court of Appeal to remedy omission.
A Magistrate passed sentence on the appellant without entering on the record a finding of guilty against him.
The appellant appealed on the ground that there was a material irregularity in the proceedings.
That the omission was a mere technicality and the Court could reirkedy it so that substantial justice might be done.