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Court name
Supreme Court
Case number
CO 24 of 2013

R v Servina (CO 24 of 2013) [2016] SCSC 469 (23 June 2016);

Media neutral citation
[2016] SCSC 469
Dodin, J




Criminal Side:  24/2013


       [2016] SCSC 469















Counsel:                      Mr Vipin,  for the Republic

                                    Mr Gabriel for the Accused 

Delivered:                   23 June 2016



Dodin J


[1]               I have heard counsel in mitigation. The Convict is 44 years old a father of two minor children. He has pleaded guilty saved the Court a lengthy trial and expenses. He is already serving a life sentence for the offence of trafficking.

[2]               I note to that the offence of possession in this case contains 6.85 grams of pure drugs which is basically a trace. So taking all that into account I impose a following sentences:


Count 2 that is possession of 6.85 grams of diamorphine containing 0.41 grounds of purity. I impose a sentence of 18 months imprisonment.

Count 3 assaulting NDEA agents I impose a sentence of 1 year imprisonment.

Count 4 obstructing NDEA agents in performance of their duty also 1 year imprisonment.


[3]               All the sentences would run concurrently as they were in the same transaction and they would also run concurrent to the sentences he is now serving.

[4]               You can appeal against the sentences within 30 working days.



Signed, dated and delivered at Ile du Port on 23 June 2016




G. Dodin

Judge of the Supreme Court