COURT OF APPEAL
OF OUAGADOUGOU

Judgement No.
21/2019 of
06/03/2019 RP No.
002/2019 of
06/02/2019
CASE:
Public Prosecution:
Vs
S.J
TYPE OF OFFENCE
Assault and Battering
(ITT of 96 hours)
DECISION
(See verdict)
PANEL
PRESIDENT
Salifou
TIENDREBEOGO
Judicial Assessor:
BAZIE Piali Rigobert
LEGAL DEPARTMENT
Wendyam Lambert
SANFO

COURT REGISTRAR
KABORE Victor

BURKINA FASO
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Unity- Progress-Justice

HIGH COURT OF KONGOUSSI
HEARING OF MARCH 6, 2019, ON MINOR OFFENCE
The High Court of Kongoussi (Burkina Faso), ruling minor offences
during an ordinary court hearing of sixth March two thousand and
nineteen, in the Court of the said town at 8 am, in which were
present:
Salifou TIENDREBEOGO, President of the said court;
PRESIDENT
Assisted by BAZIE Piali Rigobert, Judicial
Assessor
And Mr KABORE Victor, Court Registrar;
COURT REGISTRAR,
Mr Wendyam Lambert SANFO, State Counsel at the said court of
Faso, representing the Legal Department;
LEGAL DEPARTMENT.
Mr DIALLO Abdoulaye, Legal Interpreter;
The following judgement was delivered:
BETWEEN
The State Counsel of Faso petitioner by direct summons to the
accused in accordance with Articles 531 and 532 of the Code of
Criminal Procedure;
ON THE ONE HAND;
AND
S.J, born on 01/01/1970 in Zoura, of the late S.S and S.N, housewife,
residing in Kongoussi, widowed mother of five (05) children, who
claims to have never been convicted, recruited or given an award;
Accused of assault and battering on K.A leading to a 4-day ITT;
Acts provided for and punished by articles 2-4 and 8-8 of decree No.
097-84/PRES/PM/MJ of 28/02/1997 defining and punishing minor
offences;

ON THE OTHER HAND
Entered on the cause list of February 6, 2019, for hearing in minor
offences, the case was postponed to March 6, 2019, at the request of
Barrister OUATTARA Issiaka, lawyer of the accused to summon the
victim to appear before the Minor Offence Court; At the hearing of
March 6, 2019, the case was summoned, then retained and debated
to be judged in accordance with the law; When questioned at the said
hearing, the accused declared that she wanted to be tried immediately;

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