R v Benoit (C0 69/2021) [2021] SCSC 387 (05 July 2021);





[2021] SCSC  387



THE REPUBLIC                                                              

(Represented by Ms Benoiton)




Rinti  Benoit                                                                       Accused

(Present/Unrepresented )


Neutral Citation:  The Republic V Rinti Benoit [2021] SCSC 387 (5 July 2021).

Before:                   M. Burhan

Heard:                    5 July 2021

Delivered:              5 July 2021





M. Burhan,

I am releasing the Accused on bail with the following conditions:

[1]       He shall pay a cash bail of Five Thousand Rupees (R5000/-) today, and Rupees Twenty            Five Thousand (R25,000/-) personal bail.

[2]       One surety bail of Rupees Twenty Five Thousand (R25,000/-)

[3]       He is not to interfere with the witnesses in this case.

[4]       He cannot stay in Quincy Village because the victim also is there. 

[5]       He may stay in Perseverance where his mother lives, or he may stay with his father in Praslin, but he cannot go to Quincy Village. If there is a complaint that he has been to Quincy Village, he will be immediately remanded.

[6]       If he meets the victim outside Quincy Village, he is to always keep a distance of 100 meters and not speak to her.

[7]       He is to report to the Central Police Station every Monday.

[8]       He is not to commit any offence of a similar nature.

[9]       He shall not commit any similar offense whilst on bail. 

[10]     He is not to leave the jurisdiction of Seychelles without the consent of the Court.

[11]     He is to surrender his passport to the Court immediately.


Signed, dated and delivered at Ile du Port on 5 July 2021



M. Burhan