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Court name
Supreme Court
Case number
CO 87 of 2015

Republic v Servina (CO 87 of 2015) [2016] SCSC 133 (02 March 2016);

Media neutral citation
[2016] SCSC 133
Dodin, J



Criminal Side: CO 87/2015


[2016] SCSC 133     








Heard:             02nd March 2016                 

Counsel:          Chinasamy Jayaraj  for the Republic

                       Joel Camille for the Accused


Delivered:       02nd March 2016                


Dodin, J


[1]      Learned Counsel moved the Court to impose a non custodial sentence on the Convict which I agree and Charbel Servina is 29 years old, he is gainfully employed as a driver.  He has a dependent child of 1 year old.  He resides with his mother at Anse Boileau. He is also a first offender in this case and by pleading guilty he has saved the Court’s time and expenses. Learned Counsel moved the Court to impose a lenient sentence on him as well;

[2]      I impose the following sentence;

-Charbel Servina I impose a sentence of 6 months imprisonment which is suspended for 1 year.


[3]     That means you don’t have to go to Prison.  The only condition is that you do not commit any other similar offence within the 1 year period and that should be in Seychelles not any where else.

[4]      If you disagree you can appeal against the sentence with 30 working days.


Signed, dated and delivered at Ile du Port on 02nd March 2016




G. Dodin

Judge of the Supreme Court