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33 charged with ‘possession of uniform’

Jul 12, 2012, 1:32 PM

A total of 33 persons have been charged with “wearing and being in possession of uniforms”, The Point has reliably learnt.

Including Gambians, Senegalese and Guineans, the accused persons were arrested for “illegally” selling military uniforms at the Albert market in Banjul.

The accused persons, 14 of whom were earlier arrested last weekend at the Albert Market in Banjul, have been released on bail and are due to appear in court soon, impeccable sources told this paper.

According to our sources, police during the raid confiscated all the military uniforms being sold by the accused persons, one of whom was said to have ordered a container.