ABIDJAN COURT OF APPEAL
COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE OF ABIDJAN PLATEAU
ADZOPE SECTION
JUDGMENT W 250 OF JUNE 19, 2013
OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC PROSECUTOR
VERSUS
B.C
1 / Offence against morality - Indecent assault - Indecent assault consumed with violence
- Elements - Defendant having admitted the facts - Conviction.
2 / Indecent assault consumed with violence - Civil action - Civil party action (no) – Give
notice.
1 / The accused must be declared guilty of the facts against him and convicted since
he admitted to the fact of making the victim believe that she was sinking into darkness
was not more than a simple trick so that he attracts her home to have sex with her.
2 / The elder brother of the victim having declared on behalf of the latter cannot be a
civil party, it befits to give him notice as regards to the civil damages.

THE TRIBUNAL
Considering the documents of the procedure against the named B.C, 44 years old,
charged with indecent assault consumed with violence on the person of K.A in Adzope
on 06/06/2013;
Considering the witnesses’ statements
Considering the accused’s reply,
Considering the request of the civil party;
Considering the submissions of Public Prosecution,
Considering that according to the interrogation report in the event of a fragrant offence
dated 06/19/2013 of the Resident Substitute, the named B.C was brought before this
Correctional Court to respond to acts of indecent assault consumed with violence on the
person of K.A;
Facts provided for and punished by articles 355al 1 and 359 al 2 of the penal code;
Considering that it emerges from the preliminary investigation report that on 07 June
2013, K.A lodged a complaint with the Adzope police station against the named B.C for
acts of indecent assault consumed with violence;

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