COURT OF APPEAL OF OUAGADOUGOU
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HIGH COURT OF OUAGADOUGOU

BURKINA FASO
Unity-Progress-Justice

HEARING OF NOVEMBER 29, 2010, ON DIRECT
SUMMONS
At the hearing of the Ouagadougou High Court, ruling in criminal
matters, on the twenty-ninth of November two thousand and ten at the
Court of the said city in which were present:
Mr RIBGOALINGA Charles, Judge at the seat of the said Court;
President,
Mr KERE Souleymane, Judge at the seat of the said Court,
Panel
Mr BADO N. Idrissa, Judge at the seat of the said Court,
Member
Mr BAZIE Blaise, Deputy State Counsel of Faso
And assisted by Mr SERE Ousmane
Court Registrar;

Judgement No. 128/10
of 29 November 2010
Legal Department No.
93/10

Public Prosecution
Vs
K.B

Type of offence
Indecent Assault

The case was called

BETWEEN
The State Counsel of Faso petitioner by direct summons
ON THE ONE HAND;

DECISION:
36 (thirty-six) months of
suspended imprisonment

President:
RIBGOALINGA
Charles

AND

K.B
Detained accused of having voluntarily committed an indecent assault on K.G.
in Ouagadougou in December 20.., period of time not covered by the statute of
limitations, without violence, coercion or surprise;
Acts provided for and punished by article 411 and 413 of the Penal Code;
ON THE OTHER HAND;

During the appeal, the State Counsel stated that by a writ dated June 10,
2011 served through administrative proceedings, he summoned the
above-mentioned accused before the Court at the hearing of November
8, 2010, to defend himself on account of the above-mentioned prejudice.
The President, after having verified the identity of the accused, gave
State Counsel:
notice of the act referring the case to the Court.
BAZIE Blaise
The Court Registrar recorded the statements of the accused.
Court Registrar:
The Legal Department summarized the case and requested against the
SERE Ousmane
accused an actual prison term of 12 (twelve) months.
Following the end of hearings, the Court reserved the case for judgement
to be handed down on November 29, 2011.
On this date, the Court having ruled in accordance with the law, the
following judgement was pronounced;
Panel:
KERE Souleymane
BADO N. Idrissa

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