Criminal law

R v Emerenthina (CR 46/2018) [2019] SCSC 300 (09 April 2019);


Background facts

[1]        On 20 August 2018, an Ethiopian Airline flight from Addis Ababa landed in Seychelles. On board was the accused person, one Emerenthia Bianca Holder, a 28-year-old female passenger and the holder of a South African passport, who had travelled from Johannesburg via Ethiopia to Seychelles. She had in her possession two pieces of luggage: a pink suitcase and a black and pink backpack.