Court name
High Court
Case number
CA 9 of 2010
Title

S v Kayoka and Others (CA 9 of 2010) [2010] NAHC 175 (29 October 2010);

Media neutral citation
[2010] NAHC 175




















REPUBLIC
OF NAMIBIA















CASE
NO. CA 09/2010






IN
THE HIGH COURT OF NAMIBIA















In
the matter between:











NICOLAUS
KAYOKA
…......................................................................First
Appellant



JOSEPH
KAMANA
….......................................................................
Second
Appellant



VINCENT
KAMUTJONGA KASOMA
….................................................Third
Appellant



DETLEF
MBAMBO KUPEPA
….........................................................
Fourth
Appellant



versus






THE
STATE
….........................................................................................
Respondent












CORAM:
VAN
NIEKERK, J
et
HINDA,
AJ











Heard:
28 June 2010 Delivered: 29 October 2010















JUDGMENT



VAN
NIEKERK, J
et
HINDA,
AJ:
[1]
After having heard argument by Mr
Wessels
for
the appellants and Mr
Konga
for
the respondent, we reserved judgment. We have come to the conclusion
that the appeal must succeed. The reasons for this decision will be
provided in due course. In order not to detain the appellants any
longer in custody, we have decided to make the following order in the
meantime:



The
appeal by all four appellants succeeds. Their convictions and
sentences are set aside.











































VAN
NIEKERK, J







































HINDA,
AJ







Appearance
for the parties:







For
appellants: Mr J Wessels



Stern
& Barnard







For
respondent: Mr Konga



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