Perpall and Perpall v Commissioner of Police

JurisdictionBahamas
CourtCourt of Appeal (Bahamas)
JudgeGanpatsingh, J.A.
Docket NumberCriminal Appeal Nos. 14 and 15 of 2006
Date25 July 2006

Court of Appeal

Ganpatsingh, J.A.; Osadebay, J.A.; Longley, J.A.

Criminal Appeal Nos. 14 and 15 of 2006

Perpall and Perpall
and
Commissioner of Police
Appearances:

Murrio Ducille, Esq., counsel for appellants.

Jacqueline Forbes-Foster, Attorney at Law, counsel for respondent.

Criminal practice and procedure - Appeal against conviction dismissed — Appeal against sentence allowed — Sentence varied to fine of $50,000.00 payable in six months or in default one year's imprisonment.

Ganpatsingh, J.A.
1

This is the decision of the court.

2

In appeal number 14 of 2006, that is, of Liston Perpall, the appeal is dismissed and the conviction and sentence are affirmed.

3

In appeal number 15 of 2006, that is, of Carmelina Perpall, the appeal against conviction is dismissed, and the appeal against sentence is allowed.

4

The sentence is varied to one of a fine of $50,000.00 only or, in default, one year's imprisonment. She has six months to pay the fine.

5

Our reasons will be put into writing, and you will be notified in due course when they will be handed down.

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