Rape: Dovic Sylvio Edmond Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison

Dovic Sylvio Edmond, a resident of Richelieu aged 28, was sentenced to five years in prison on Wednesday, June 22 by the intermediate court.

The sentence was pronounced by magistrates Vijay Appadoo and Razia Bibi Jannoo-Jaunbocus. They considered that the offense was committed in 2007, before the law was amended and that nine years have passed since.

According to the prosecution case, the victim aged in her forties was raped on the 28th of October 2007 in a bush in Grande-Rivière-Northwest as she was returning from a party in a nightclub .