Sep 27, 2016, 11:03 AM
The economic crime case involving former senior officials of the Asset Management and Recovery Corporation (AMRC) was yesterday adjourned at the Special Criminal Court in Banjul before Justice Emmanuel Nkea.
Abdoulie Dibba and Yusupha Jaiteh were arraigned alongside the corporation former managing director, Abdoulie Tamba, who was reported to be at large and charged with two counts of economic crime.
When the case was called, the trial judge asked the accused persons for their counsel, and the accused persons told the court their lawyer was sick and could not come to court.
The judge then told the accused persons that he had received a letter from Lawyer L.S. Camara, indicating that he was sick and was applying for an adjournment.
The case was then adjourned to 6 November 2012, for continuation.
The particulars of offence on count one stated that Abdoulie B. Tamba, Abdoulie Dibba and Yusupha M. Jaiteh, between 2009 and 2010 at Banjul within the jurisdiction of the court, whilst holding public office, willfully and recklessly caused monetary loss to Asset management and Recovery Corporation (AMRC) to the tune of D15, 450,000 by selling rice and cement to various individuals on credit without proper collateral.
Count two read that Abdoulie B. Tamba, Abdoulie Dibba and Yusupha M. Jaiteh, between 2009 and 2010 in Banjul within the jurisdiction of the court, whilst holding public office, willfully and recklessly caused monetary loss to AMRC to the tune of D7, 200,000 by fraudulently converting same to the use of Samcad Holding Ltd.