Republic of Senegal
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IN FLAGRANTE DELICTO

DAKAR COURT OF APPEAL

ORDINARY PUBLIC HEARING OF 21 MARCH 2015
DAKAR REGIONAL COURT

At the public and ordinary hearing of the Dakar Regional Court on 31 March
2015 on police criminal matters by Ms. …, Judge at the Court – President,
assisted by 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:

Prosecution No:
Registry No:

Between:

THE PROSECUTOR
and
… on behalf of her daughter…
(Civil party)
Versus

The Prosecutor, Applicant, following minutes of interrogation for the flagrante
delicto case of …;
And
…representing her daughter…, civil party, absent from, and neither
represented at the hearing;

…..
Nature of offence
Rape of a minor (girl) below the age of
13 years, Pedophilia, Abduction of
minor (girl)

On the one hand
And:
… born in 1986 in the Republic of Guinea to the Late …. and …, merchant
domiciled at Niary Tally in Dakar;
Detained following detention warrant of …;
Accused of rape of a minor below the age of 13 years, pedophilia and
abduction of minor;
On the other hand
Questioned by the President at the hearing of 06 March 2014 in conformity
with article 384 of the Criminal Procedure Code, the accused declared that he
wanted to be judged immediately, but the case was repeatedly adjourned till
27 March 2015 when the case was retained and debated upon;
When the case was called up for hearing, the Prosecutor stated that he had
brought the aforementioned accused before the Court today to defend himself
on account of the above-mentioned accusations;
The accused was interrogated. The Registrar took note of the accused's
responses. The Prosecutor requested against the accused a prison sentence of
three (03) years. The accused presented his means of defense;
Then the deliberations were declared closed and the case adjourned for
judgment on 03.31.2015; On that date, the Court, after concluding its
deliberations, ruled as follows:
THE COURT
Having regard to the documents of the file;
Having heard the accused during interrogations;
Having heard the requisitions of the Prosecutor;
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