Man sentenced for stealing a motor vehicle

Friday, January 29, 2016
Magistrate Jabang of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court recently convicted and sentenced one Yaya Keita to a fine of D3,000, in default to serve one year in prison.

Yaya Keita, who was convicted for stealing a motor vehicle, was also ordered to pay a compensation of D2,000, in default to serve one year in prison.

The charge sheet presented before the court stated that on 22 July 2015, at Bakoteh, in the Kanifing Municipality, he stole a motor vehicle with registration number BJL 6866 valued at D12,000, the property of one Karka Jallow.

WPC 5426 Badjie represented the IGP.

Author: Isatou Senghore-Njie