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TRNUC schedules amnesty hearing |06 July 2022

The Truth, Reconciliation and National Unity Commission (TRNUC) has scheduled an amnesty hearing in Case 419, Madelina Joubert, for July 13, 2022 at 9am.

This amnesty hearing has been scheduled pursuant to Section 3(7)(e)(iii) of the TRNUC Act, 2018 (“Act”), which mandates the Commission with the authority to decide whether or not to make a grant of amnesty to those found to be perpetrators before it.

To be eligible for the grant of amnesty pursuant to Section 12(4) of the Act, a petitioner must provide a full and frank disclosure of their culpable acts and offer sincere apologies to the victim(s).

The amnesty petition in Case 419 concerns the planting of drugs on Robin Barbe in 2008 by employees of the Seychelles Police Force.

Samuel Camille, a then serving police officer involved in the incident, has chosen to petition for amnesty for his involvement.

Pursuant to Section 6 (4) (b) of the TRNUC Act the Commission has determined to hold the amnesty hearing in closed session.


Press release from TRNUC

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