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Accused Opens his Defence

Feb 27, 2009, 4:33 AM | Article By: Sainey M.K Marenah

Following the prosecutions closure of their case, the accused, Abdoulie Mboge, also took his time to narrate his side of the story before the Kanifing Magistrates' Court chaired by Magistrate Abdoulie Mbacke.

In his defence, the accused, Abdoulie Mboge, informed the court that he resides at pipeline and is an electrician. He said he knows the complainant Modou Jobe and that, he loaned the complainant an amount of D2, 000. He adduced that he met the complainant at a shop in pipeline and asked him about his money.

He further testified that a push and pull erupted between them, which resulted in a fight and during the course of the fight he cut his necklace and bracelet and that within a few days he was arrested. The accused was later cross-examined by prosecutor Inspector Fadera.

The case was adjourned to 11th March 2009.