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Alleged bicycle thief arraigned

Sep 12, 2014, 12:49 PM | Article By: Malamin L.M. Conteh

One Nuha Touray, a resident of Fagi-Kunda, in the Kanifing Municipality, was recently arraigned and charged with stealing a bicycle, before Magistrate Berate of the Bundung Magistrates’ Court.

The particulars of offence stated that on 21 August 2014, at Fagi-Kunda, the accused, Nuha Touray, stole a bicycle valued at D2,500, the property of one Babucarr Dibba.

The accused person pleaded guilty to the charge preferred against him, but his age became an issue.

The trial magistrate then requested the birth certificate of the accused on the grounds she could not try the accused if he was below 18 years.

The case continues.