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Alleged Cattle Rustler Case Resumes

Aug 10, 2009, 6:24 AM | Article By: Yai Dibba

The criminal trial involving Bamba Bah of Brikama recently resumed at the Brikama Magistrates' Court before Magistrate Fred Forster.

However, the matter could not proceed as the accused's defence counsel Edu Gomez was not in court.

According to the Police Prosecutor 1260 Alhagie Colley, he was informed by the accused's defence counsel Edu Gomez that he was engaged in state matter and therefore applied for the case to be adjourned. The application was granted and the case was subsequently adjourned to 13th August 2009.

It could be recalled that, the accused Bamba Bah, in the year 2007 at Brikama allegedly stole 7cattle value D35, 000 from Aja Nyima Tunkara, 3 head cattle valued D15, 000 from Biba Tunkara, 2 head cattle value D14, 000 from Bambo Dukureh, 5 head cattle value D25, 000 from ex-Sgt Banta Tunkara, 1 bull value D6, 000 from Saikou Ceesay and 2 head cattle value D12, 000 from Bintau Konteh. He pleaded not guilty.

He was granted court bail in the sum of D3000.000 with three Gambian sureties, with landed property within the Western region.

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