CRI/S/001/2013

IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO
In the Matter Between:-

REX
Vs
TEBOHO LETEBA

SENTENCE

Coram

:

Hon. N. Majara J

Date of hearing :

28th May 2014

Date of sentence :

5th June 2014

Summary
Accused committed for sentence before the High Court after conviction
in terms Sexual Offences Act 2003 – complainant a seven year old minor
– whether court a quo had the jurisdiction to hear the matter – the Act
prescribing committal where appropriate penalty beyond the penal
power of the trial court thus empowering it to try the accused – accused
sentenced to imprisonment for twenty years.

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