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Alleged housebreaking case continues

Feb 10, 2012, 12:22 PM | Article By: Isatou Senghore

The case of housebreaking involving Badou Sey, Modou Njie and Ismaila Bah continued recently at the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court.

Testifying, the second prosecution witness, Malick Drammeh, a resident of Dippakunda, told the court that he recognised the accused persons.

He said that on 16 December 2011, at Banjul Garage, Serrekunda, he was in their compound and when he came out he was told the accused persons had broken into one of their neighbouring shops.

According to him, while they were at the scene, they were told the accused had boarded a vehicle heading to Banjul, adding that they also went to Banjul to look for the accused persons.

PW2 further told the court that in Banjul, they went to the beach side where they saw the 1st accused, Badou, and the 3rd accused, Ismaila, sitting. They said that when they asked the two about the articles, they brought out a computer.

He said they were told by the other accused persons that the 2nd accused, Modou Njie, was among them, stating that they went with the accused persons together with the articles to the shop owner.

He adduced that the shop owner told them that one of his computers was missing, adding that the accused persons told them that it was with the 2nd accused, Modou Njie, whom they also went for and he brought out the computer.

Still testifying, he said the shop owner went and called the police, who came and took the accused persons to the Serrekunda Police Station.

Hearing was adjourned until 15 February 2012.