FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA V MOHAMMED USMAN ANOR

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CRIMINAL LAW- PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE-BURDEN OF PROOF IN CRIMINAL CASES –HEARSAY EVIDENCE

CRIMINAL LAW- PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

When the purpose of tendering a statement is to establish the truth of its contents, and the statement was obtained with the help of an interpreter, both the interpreter and the person who recorded the statement must give evidence in court. The statement is hearsay and inadmissible if the interpreter does not testify in court”  Per Bode Rhodes-Vivour J.S.C.

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