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10 Years for Rape, Robbery

Oct 20, 2008, 5:35 AM | Article By: Abdoulie Nyockeh

Magistrate Pa Harry Jammeh of the Brikama Magistrates' Court recently convicted and sentenced one Omar Jaiteh to a mandatory jail term of 10 years for the offence of attempted rape and robbery with violence.

According to the particulars of the offence on count one, on 25th September 2008 at Sadally village the convict forcibly had carnal knowledge of an under age girl.

On count two, he was said to have robbed the victim of her bag containing D2000 and a cheque for D1500.

He pleaded guilty to the charge and begged for mercy.

Magistrate Pa Harry Jammeh in passing sentence stated that the offences committed by the convict were serious offences. He added that such a crime is a concern for the general public.