Republic V Cesar (CO 95/2015) [2016] SCSC 152 (04 March 2016);

     

 

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF SEYCHELLES

Criminal Side: CO 95/2015

 

[2016] SCSC 152

 

THE REPUBLIC

 

versus

 

DESIRE CESAR

Accused     


Heard:                            

Counsel:                   Amanda Faure  for the Republic

                                France Bonte for the Accused

                                    

Delivered:                 04 March 2016


SENTENCE


Dodin, J

 

[1]               The convict is 51 years old with one child but it is an adult;

[2]               He is a 1st offender, he pleaded guilty and not wasting the Court’s time;

[3]               Counsel have moved the Court not to impose a prison sentence taking in consideration the age of 

                    the convict.

[4]               I will impose a fine of Rs 20,000 to the convict to be paid within 6 months of today;

[5]               Any default in payment after 6 months, the Court will impose a prison sentence;

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

 

 

Signed, dated and delivered at Ile du Port on the 4th March 2016

 

 

G. Dodin

Judge of the Supreme Court