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Alleged Human Traffickers Remanded in Mile 2

Jun 27, 2008, 4:47 AM | Article By: By Modou Sanyang

Lamin Jaiteh and Kanjura Jaiteh, who were alleged to have engaged in human trafficking, were on Wednesday remanded in Mile 2, the state central prison.

The duo was arraigned before Principal Magistrate Buba Jawo of the Kanifing Magistrates' Court, charged with "prohibition of trafficking in persons and concealment of trafficking in persons."

In count one, the particulars of the offence read that the accused persons on 8th June 2008 at Bakau beach engaged in recruiting Lamin Manjang and 60 others for the purpose of exploitation within and outside the boarder.

The offence in count two revealed that on 8th June 2008 at Bakau, the accused, having information concerning trafficking in persons, failed to inform the police or other relevant authorities.

Both accused persons denied the allegation before being remanded by order of the magistrate at Mile 2.

The case was adjourned to 2nd July.