than 13 suspected would-be illegal Migrants were on Thursday 25thSeptember 2008 remanded in custody at the Mile II
State Central prison until the next adjourned date.
suspects were arraigned at the Brikama Magistrates' Court before Magistrate
John Njie charged with prohibiting of trafficking, intermediating for the
purpose of trafficking, and concealment of trafficking.
one, the offence revealed that on 17thAugust 2008 at TanjiVillage the accused persons received the
sum of M5.5CFA for the purpose of trafficking people across the border.
the particulars of the offence stated that on 17thAugust 2008 at Tanji village the accused
persons participated in the transportation of people for the purpose of
trafficking them across the border.
count three, the particulars of the offence disclosed that on 17thAugust 2008 at TanjiVillage having information on suspected
migrants failed to inform the relevant authorities.
accused persons out of the 13 pleaded guilty to the charges. The case was
adjourned to 29thSeptember 2008.