COURT OF APPEAL OF
OUAGADOUGOU
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BURKINA FASO
Unity-Progress-justice
HEARING OF JULY 10, 2019, FLAGRANTE DELICTO

HIGH COURT OF
OUAHIGOUYA

Judgement No. 067/2019
of 10/07/ 2019
Legal Department No. 060/2019

The High Court of Ouahigouya (Burkina Faso), ruling
in criminal matters, during its open ordinary court session of
Wednesday, July ten, two thousand and nineteen
(10/07/2019), in the Court of the said town at eight o'clock,
presided over by Mr. KIENTGA Mathieu, judge at the said
court, assisted by Judicial Assessors namely; OUEDRAOGO
R. Balguissa, BOURGOU Y. Bienvenue and KINDO
Noufou;

Case
Legal Department
VS
S.B
Type of offence:
Aggravated Assault
Victim: ADF S.A R/P: SALGO
Pousraogo Idrissa

Decision

The Legal Department represented by the State Counsel
of Faso at the said court, Mr Simon B. GNANOU, and
Judicial Assessors namely: YERBANGA D. Maurice, BELEM
Ousmane and OUEDRAOGO Ismaël;
With the assistance of Barrister Lassina Wouangrawa,
Court Registrar in Chief who took minutes during the hearing,
assisted by the Intern Court Registrar Porgo Idrissa;
And Mr Idrissa DIA, Sworn interpreter;
The following judgement was delivered as follows:
BETWEEN
The State Counsel of Faso, petitioner in a flagrante
delicto proceeding;

(see verdict)

ON THE ONE HAND;
AND

PANEL

S.B, born on January 1, 1984, in Koumbranga/
KIENTGA M: ............ President
Séguénéga, of SALGO Labila Madi and GONDE
GNANOU B. S.:..........State Counsel Ramata, gold miner resident in Koumbranga, single and
WOUANGRAWA L.: ..Court
without children, previously sentenced in 2018 by the
Registrar
TGI/OHG to 6 (six) months of actual prison term for theft,
DIALLO D:............. ..Interpreter
not decorated nor recruited;
Accused of having voluntarily wounded or beaten
JUDICIAL ASSESSORS
or committed any other violence or assault on S.A in
- OUEDRAOGO R. Balguissa
Koumbranga on 10 May 2019, in any case since then not
- BOURGOU Y. Bienvenue
covered by the statute of limitations, in the case at hand, by
administering a blow with a cane, with the circumstance that
- KINDO Noufou
the blow and the wounds made without intent to cause death,
- YERBANGA D. Maurice
nevertheless caused the death of the victim.
- BELEM Ousmane
Acts provided for and punished by articles 512-21 of the
- OUEDRAOGO Ismaël
Penal Code;
ON THE OTHER HAND
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