Mar 11, 2009, 9:14 AM
State prosecutors have brought charges of theft against as many as twenty employees of Kairaba Beach Hotel.
They were arraigned yesterday before the Special Criminal Court in
The accused persons are: Suntu Gibba, Abdoulie Camara, Lamin Barrow, Ebrima K Ceesay, Malang Bojang, Pa Ali Sarr, Mattar Nicole, Ousman Mbowe, Momodou S Jallow, Sulayman Cham, Peter Jarju, Kora Jassey, Mansireng Sanyang, Fatou Banja, Ousman Camara, Mustapha Tamba, Bakary Dibba, Omar TK Sohna, Alieu Cham and Douda Baldeh.
At yesterday's sitting only four out of the twenty accused persons appeared in court, namely Lamin Barrow, Peter Jarju, Ebrima Ceesay and Malang Bojang, the 3rd, 10th, 4th and 5th accused, respectively.
Senior State Counsel NB Jones announced her representation for the state and applied for an adjournment to enable the other accused persons to appear in court on the next adjourned date.
The trial judge, Justice Richards, granted the application and urged the accused persons present to inform their respective lawyers, and subsequently adjourned the case to 26 April 2010 for mention.
The court also intimated that the accused persons' police bail shall remain until the next adjourned date.
The accused persons are alleged to have stolen the money as follows:
Suntu Gibba, between 2005 and March 2008, as Assistant Front Office Manager of Kairaba Beach Hotel stole D3, 762, 790.
Abdoulie Camara, between January 2005 and March 2008, as receptionist cashier stole D1, 306, 091, Lamin Barrow, between January 2007 and March 2008, stole D594, 349
Malang Bojang between April 2006 and March 2008 stole D1, O63, 504.
Pa Ali Sarr between January 2007 and March 2008 stole D516, 258, Matarr Nicole, between February 2005 and July 2007 stole D85, 502, Ousman Mbowe, between 2005 and December 2007 stole D125, 418, Momodou S Jallow, between 2005 and March 2008, as Supervisor of Kairaba Beach Hotel stole D2, 381,747.
Sulayman Cham between June 2005 and December 2007 as Front Office Manager stole D715, 98, Peter Jarju, between August 2007 and March 2008 stole D179, 616, Kora Jassey, between April and August 2006 stole D220, 956, Masireng Sanyang, between August 2005 and August 2006 stole D1, 080, 442, Fatou Banja, between January and July 2005 stole D82, 846.
Alieu Cham, between May and November 2005 stole D90, 245, Dawda Baldeh, between January and March 2008 as Receptionist Cashier stole D595, 663.
Ousman Camara, between January and December 2007 as Night Manager of Kairaba Beach Hotel stole D352, 499,
Mustapha Tamba, between January and August 2006 stole D292, 743, Bakary Dibba, between January and June 2005 as Receptionist Cashier stole D188, 789 and Omar TK Sohna, between March and September 2005 stole D138, 431.