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Alleged Drug Peddlar in Court

Nov 12, 2008, 5:00 AM | Article By: Bakary Samateh

One Alasana colly was last Thursday appeared before Principal Magistrate Edrissa Mbai of Banjul Magistrates' Court for being in possession of 1kg and 44 bundles of prohibited drug for the purpose of trafficking.

The prosecution in the case called his first witness Inspector Cherno Gibba who told the court that he is a drug squad officer station at Kalagi police station, noting that on 9th August 2008 he was at the station when one NIA officer came with the accused to the station. He added that the NIA officer told him that the accused was arrested during their investigation and was now handed over to the drug squad authority. He said after receiving the accused, he confessed to him that he owned the suspected cannabis.

He added that the accused was later referred to Brikama police station with the said suspected cannabis where he the accused was charged with being in possession of prohibited drug.

At that juncture the case was adjourned to later date.

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