REPUBLIC OF SENEGAL
One People-One Goal-One Faith

DAKAR COURT OF APPEAL
PIKINE-GUEDIAWAYE HIGH COURT

IN FLAGRANTE DELICTO

Prosecution No:

CRIMINIAL HEARING OF 22 MAY 2018

Registry No:

In the name of the people of Senegal

THE PROSECUTOR
And
1. …
Having civil liability

At the ordinary public hearing of the Pikine-Guediawaye High Court on 22
May 2018 for criminal matters by Ms. …, President, Mr…. and Mr…., judges
at the seat of the Court – Members, in the presence of Mr. …, representing the
Prosecutor and with the assistance of Maître …, Registrar, the following
judgment was passed:
Between:

Versus
…..
Nature of offence
Rape of a 17-year-old minor (girl)

The Prosecutor, Applicant, following minutes of interrogation for the flagrante
delicto case of No… dated 11 may 2018;
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Miss D.B, aged 17 years old, born in Nemandi (Toubacouta), to …
and …, house-help residing at in Cité Fadia, Golf Sud;

Appearing and concluding at the hearing with the assisted of the person with
civil liability over her;
On the one hand
And:
Mr…born on 20 June 1994 at Guediawaye to …. and …, student residing at
Guediawaye;
Appearing and defending himself at the hearing by his lawyer, Barrister…
On the other hand
On May 15, 2018, the case was postponed to 22 May 2018 for hearing;
Questioned the hearing of 22 May 2018, in conformity with article 384 of the
Criminal Procedure Code, the accused declared that he wanted to be judged
immediately, and the case was retained and deliberated upon;
The President read out seizure brief and proceeded to interrogation of the
accused;
The person with civil liability for the victim declared his constitution of civil
party, and requested for two hundred and fifty thousand (250,000) FCFA for
damages;
The prosecutor summarized the case and requested that the accused be
declared guilty and sentenced to two (02) years in prison;
The defense counsel, in his pleadings, showed that the facts cannot be imputed
to the accused; that the accused should be acquitted on the benefit of doubt;

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