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Alleged robber arraigned

Jun 17, 2011, 2:00 PM | Article By: Isatou Senghore

A man called Muatarr Bah was recently arraigned before Magistrate Clement of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court, charged with robbery with violence.

The particulars of the offence read that on 30 May 2011, at Bakau Farakono, in the Kanifing Municipality, the accused, Muctarr Bah, robbed Marie Therese Jatta and Malimatou Janneh of the following: one I-phone mobile valued at D27,000, one mobile phone marked Blackberry valued at D5,000, cash of D38,000 and another mobile phone marked Nokia valued at D1,320.

The particulars of the offence further state that before taking the said items from the complainants, the accused threatened to harm them with a cutlass.

Meanwhile, the prosecuting officer, CPL 3560 Colley, applied for the case to be transferred to the High Court, since the alleged offence was robbery with violence.