R v D'Unienville (CO 93/2015 )  SCSC 626 (02 September 2016);
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF SEYCHELLES
Criminal Side: CO 93/2015
 SCSC 626
Counsel: Ms Faure, for the Republic
Mrs Amesbury for the accused
Delivered: 1 September 2016
 The Convict in this case is 51 years old. She is not in good health. She is a first offender has pleaded guilty and not wasted the Court’s time.
 As learned counsel has stated in mitigation the amount of drug are very minimal weighing 2.3grams of heroin diamorphine 7.47grams of Cannabis resin and 0.7grams of Cannabis herbal material.
 The Convict has pleaded guilty and not wasted the Court’s time. She is in employment earning a salary Rs7000 a month. Under the new drug regime all these offences would not carry a prison sentence. So I would impose the following fine on the Convict:
Count 1 – Trafficking in 2.3grams of heroin diamorphine which is by presumption I impose a fine of Rs7000.
Count 2 – Possession of 0.7grams of Cannabis herbal material I impose of Rs1000.
Count 3 – Possession of 7.74grams of Cannabis resin a fine of Rs2000.
 Cumulative Rs10,000 to be paid within 6 months of today. You can appeal against the sentences within 30 working days.
Signed, dated and delivered at Ile du Port on 1 September 2016
Judge of the Supreme Court