Suspect’s age undetermined

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

One Abdoulie Barry, who is facing a single count charged of theft, was yesterday arraigned before Magistrate Fattoumata Darboe of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court, who ordered for an age determination test to be conducted on the accused person.

The accused pleaded guilty to the charge and when asked of his age by the magistrate, he responded that he was 16 years old.

 Inspection Ndey Saho, representing the Inspector General of Police said that the accused is 18 years and that it has been confirmed on several occasions.

The accused was charged with stealing a motto battery valued at two thousand five hundred dalasis from unnumbered motor vehicle marked Nissan van, being the property of Malang Jarju.

Hearing continues.

Author: Isatou Ceesay Bah