COURT OF APPEAL OF FADA N’GOURMA
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BURKINA FASO
Unity-Progress-Justice

HIGH COURT OF KONGOUSSI
KOUPELA

HEARING OF JANUARY 31, 2017, ON MISDEMEANOUR MATTERS
JGT No. 006/2017
of 31/01/2017

RP No. 013/2017

The High Court of Koupéla (Burkina Faso) ruling in misdemeanour matters
in first instance, sitting in its open ordinary court session of thirty-one January
two thousand and seventeen at 8 o’clock, in the Court of the said town, in
which were present:
Mr SOUGA Gnagréba Dramane, Judge at the Bench of the said Court,
acting as President,
PRESIDENT;
Mr OUATTARA Jean Eudes, Deputy State Counsel, representing the Legal
Department,
LEGAL DEPARTMENT;
Assisted by Barrister BIRBA Sambo, acting as Court Registrar;
COURT REGISTRAR;

BETWEEN:
- The State Counsel of Faso, petitioner in a flagrante delicto proceeding
- T.Z; appearing victim;

DECISION
See verdict
PANEL
Pdt: SOUGA Gnagréba
Dramane
LD: OUATTARA Jean
Eudes
Court Registrar: BIRBA
Sambo

ON THE ONE HAND;

AND
K.I,
Accused of: “having in ...., the .... 2017, in any case since less than 3 (three) years
ago, by gestures and words signifying a manifest will to cause material damage (injury
or death to a woman or girl) on T. Z;
Acts provided for and punished by article 13 paragraph 2 of law No. 0612015/CNT of September 6, 2015, on prevention, punishment and reparation
of violence against women and girls, and support for victims;
ON THE OTHER HAND;
When questioned at the hearing, in accordance with the provisions of article
393 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, the accused declared that he wanted
to be tried immediately;
During the appeal, the State counsel of Faso stated that he had summoned
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