(1) In case of any offence under this Code in respect of any postal matter bag or postal matter, or of any chattel, money, or valuable security sent by post, it shall be sufficient in any proceedings to lay the ownership in the Postmaster‐General.
[1966 No. 84.]
(2) In case of any offence under this Code in respect of any telegram, telegraph line or telegraph works, established under the provisions of the Wireless Telegraphs Act, or the Telegraphs Proclamation, or in respect of any form, paper, book, or other thing used for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of such Act or proclamation, it shall be sufficient in any proceedings to lay the ownership in the Postmaster‐General.
(3) In any such proceedings as aforesaid, it shall not be necessary to prove ownership, or to allege or prove any value.
Section 189 of the Criminal Code Act in Nigeria