Perpall and Perpall v Commissioner of Police

CourtCourt of Appeal (Bahamas)
JudgeGanpatsingh, J.A.
Judgment Date25 July 2006
Neutral CitationBS 2006 CA 114
Date25 July 2006
Docket NumberCriminal Appeal Nos. 14 and 15 of 2006

Court of Appeal

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

Criminal Appeal Nos. 14 and 15 of 2006

Perpall and Perpall
Commissioner of Police

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.

This is the decision of the court.


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


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


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.


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