In the name of God, the Merciful White Nile State Court of Appeal Criminal Chamber Before: Adel al-Hussein Haj Hamad Appeals Judge President Abu Sufyan Mohammad Youssef Appeal Judge Member Youssef Ishak Ahmad Member Appeal Judge Trial of Hamid Hassan Ismail and others No. A S G/289/2018 On 11/3/2018, the first-instance judge of the Kanana Municipal Criminal Court decided in the case GH / 5/2518 in communication 407/2017 pursuant to article 149/21 of the Code and sentenced Hamid Hassan Ismail, Yasein Adam Abdullah and Abu Algasim Mohammad Ali three years imprisonment from 28/1/2018 and one hundred lashes for each of them. In addition, you must pay the sum of 15,000 pounds in compensation to the victim individually or in groups. The lawyer Mohammad Yagub Mohammad presented on 19/3/2018. The request was accepted because he presented it during the legitimate period according to Article 148 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1991. The reasons for the call: Counsel submits that the Court erred in applying the law because it adopted in its decision the statements of the victim, which had been brought to the attention of the prosecution witnesses. It was also stated that the Court had attempted to link nonjudicial recognition to circumstantial statements. He requested the annulment of the criminal proceedings against the accused and their release. The events: On 18/5/2017, the Appellant stated that the accused had raped her and caused her harm by migrating south. The criminal proceedings were subsequently initiated, and the court heard the appellant and questioned the accused. They were charged under Article (149/21) of the 1991 Criminal Code. The defense representative denied all the above. They then heard the defendant and made the appeal decision.