Republic v Knowles (44 of 2009) [2009] SCSC 143 (05 November 2009);

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IN THE SUPREME COURT OF SEYCHELLES

 

THE REPUBLIC

VS.

JONATHAN KNOWLES(ACCUSED)

 

Criminal Side No. 44 of 2009

 

 

Mr. Esparon for the Republic

Mr. Camille for the Accused

 

RULING

 

Gaswaga, J

 

The accused is admitted to bail on the following conditions:

 

  1. The accused should provide two sureties to be approved by the Court. Each will sign a bond of Sr. 100, 000/- (not cash).

 

  1. The accused should not leave the jurisdiction of Seychelles without an order of this Court.

 

  1. The accused should not interfere with the witnesses or the course of justice in this case in any way or get involved in any criminal activity.

 

  1. The accused should surrender his passport or any travel documents in his possession to the Registrar of the Supreme Court before the release order is signed and he should not apply for one if he does not have any.

 

  1. The accused should report to the nearest police station the first every Monday.


 

  1. If any of these conditions is breached this order for bail will be revoked and the accused will be remanded in custody unless a plausible explanation is offered.

 

The Registrar is to convey this order to the Director of Immigration and the Commissioner of Police.

 

I so order.

 

 

 

D. GASWAGA

JUDGE

Dated this 6th day of November, 2009