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Alleged theft case continues

Sep 23, 2013, 11:02 AM | Article By: Malamin L.M. Conteh

The criminal theft case involving one Gibba Bah continued recently before Magistrate Ibrahim Kijera of the Bundung Magistrates’ Court.

It continued with the testimony of Safiatou Williams-Njie, a resident of Jeshwang and a nurse by profession.

The witness told the court she is a nurse by profession and she lives at Jewswang.

She recalled some time in 2012, in the early hours of the morning during Ramadan when she had already put off her light in the store, and later saw the light on and she felt scared.

She added that one Musa Bojang also opened his door and saw his belonging scattered in the room.

“When I entered my room, I shouted thief, and my husband came out and we later noticed that the back door of one Isatou Njie was bent. My own back door was also bent and our belongings were vandalized,” she said.

Mrs Njie further stated that the police came to the scene and took pictures, adding that some missing items were recovered.

The recovered ones were shown to her and she recognised them, and the prosecutor applied to tender them in evidence as exhibit, and it was accordingly admitted in evidence and marked as exhibits without any objection.

She further stated that she gave statement to the Tallinding Police Station.

Under cross-examination by the accused, the witness stated that she did not see the accused in her house, and she did not see the accused breaking her door.

She admitted seeing the accused with her belongings in his possession and she also saw the accused at the police station.

The case continues.