Court fines man to pay D2000 after found guilty of stealing

Monday, October 01, 2018


 Fatou Dem

One Ebrima Jallow was sentenced to pay two thousand dalasis in default to serve three months imprisonment after he was found guilty of stealing before magistrate I. Janneh at the Kanifing magistrates’ court.

According to the statement of offence, the accused was charged with stealing, contrary to Section 252 of the Criminal Code Cap 10:01 Volume III Laws of The Gambia 2009.

The particulars of offence was that, Ebrima Jallow, the accused person on or about the 20th day of September, 2018 at Serrekunda in the Kanifing Municipality of the Republic of The Gambia, stole a bag containing eight second hand trousers which is the property of Momodou Touray, thereby committing an offence.

Magistrate I. Janneh, in her judgment said the accused person has been a first time offender and therefore, sentenced to a fine of two thousand dalasi in default of which to serve three months in jail.